Medellin vs Ubud vs Valencia

Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 2,427,000 112,490 834,000
Official language(s) Spanish Indonesian and Balinese Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Low Low Moderate
Main airport Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit January - April, December May - October March - June, September, October
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places Accepted in some places Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1293 $1363 $1976
Rent $732 $658 $869
Groceries $87 $150 $146
Dining out $131 $10 $292
Cafe $18 $28 $42
Coworking space $96 $106 $152
Mobile internet $16 $3 $16
Public transportation $21 $53 $38
Taxis $14 $13 $42
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $33 $30
Sport and cultural events $8 $14 $73
Museums and sights $9 $9 $44
Nightlife $73 $118 $66
Gym $15 $72 $34
Yoga $54 $87 $87
Massage $20 $10 $45
SIM card options Claro, Tigo Telkomsel, XL Axiata Vodafone, Orange
Tipping Tip 10% in restaurants Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps EasyTaxi Grab, GoJek Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture. Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 153 listings on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow