Mexico City vs Sofia

Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Sofia ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Population 8,850,000 1,270,169
Official language(s) Spanish Bulgarian
Level of English Moderate High
Main airport Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Sofia International Airport (SOF)
Most common months to visit March - May, October, November April-June, September-October
Currency MXN - Mexican Peso ($) BGN - Bulgarian Lev (ะปะฒ)
Credit cards Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $1867 $1289
Rent $778 $567
Groceries $281 $10
Dining out $182 $227
Cafe $49 $27
Coworking space $159 $140
Mobile internet $25 $10
Public transportation $11 $30
Taxis $9 $12
Shared bicycles and scooters $24 $40
Sport and cultural events $81 $18
Museums and sights $20 $12
Nightlife $64 $82
Gym $69 $23
Yoga $65 $62
Massage $51 $29
SIM card options Telcel, Movistar A1, Telenor, Vivacom
Tipping 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services 10% in restaurants, 1-2 BGN at bars and cafรฉs
Taxi apps Uber TaxiMe, TaxiStars
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese Vegetables and mild spices are often mixed with dairy products to create rich chicken and pork products. Seafood dishes also popular in some regions of the country, making them popular in the capital.
Local food specialities Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Kebapche, Bulgarian musaka, lyutenitsa, shkember chorba, kyufte, kavarma, banitsa and tarator
Eat like a local Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) Taverns, local BBQ restaurants, local markets and smaller eateries in residential and university areas.
Vegetarian / vegan options 279 listings on Happy Cow 20 options on HappyCow