Lviv vs Mexico City

Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 731,387 8,850,000
Official language(s) Ukrainian Spanish
Level of English Low Moderate
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, October, November
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1021 $1904
Rent $443 $793
Groceries $101 $287
Dining out $167 $186
Cafe $23 $50
Coworking space $88 $162
Mobile internet $4 $25
Public transportation $6 $11
Taxis $13 $9
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $24
Sport and cultural events $14 $83
Museums and sights $9 $20
Nightlife $48 $65
Gym $24 $70
Yoga $34 $67
Massage $30 $52
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon Uber
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes). Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese
Local food specialities Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
Eat like a local Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 9 options on HappyCow 279 listings on Happy Cow