Mexico City vs Porto

Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 8,850,000 237,559
Official language(s) Spanish Portuguese
Level of English Moderate Very High
Main airport Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit March - May, October, November May - September
Currency MXN - Mexican Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1805 $2049
Rent $752 $835
Groceries $272 $173
Dining out $176 $326
Cafe $48 $52
Coworking space $154 $112
Mobile internet $24 $24
Public transportation $10 $111
Taxis $8 $29
Shared bicycles and scooters $23 $12
Sport and cultural events $79 $52
Museums and sights $19 $28
Nightlife $62 $77
Gym $67 $66
Yoga $63 $96
Massage $49 $56
SIM card options Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Uber Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 279 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow