Mexico City vs Prague

Mexico City 🇲🇽
Prague 🇨🇿
Population 8,850,000 1,305,737
Official language(s) Spanish Czech
Level of English Moderate High
Main airport Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Most common months to visit March - May, October, November June - October
Currency MXN - Mexican Peso ($) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč)
Credit cards Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted most places (some places are cash only)
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1805 $1983
Rent $752 $857
Groceries $272 $173
Dining out $176 $264
Cafe $48 $58
Coworking space $154 $192
Mobile internet $24 $27
Public transportation $10 $67
Taxis $8 $36
Shared bicycles and scooters $23 $21
Sport and cultural events $79 $21
Museums and sights $19 $38
Nightlife $62 $54
Gym $67 $62
Yoga $63 $73
Massage $49 $40
SIM card options Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, T-Mobile
Tipping 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere
Taxi apps Uber Uber, Liftago
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese Thick soups are often combined with stewed vegetables and baked meats to produce rich dishes. Gravies and creams are popular in Czech cuisine, as is beer!
Local food specialities Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky.
Eat like a local Markets, food stalls, menú del día (cheap set lunch menus) Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafés
Vegetarian / vegan options 279 listings on Happy Cow 112 options on HappyCow