Lviv vs Panama City

Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Panama City ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Population 731,387 880,691
Official language(s) Ukrainian Spanish
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Tocumen International Airport (PTY)
Most common months to visit May - September December - April
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops.
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $922 $2359
Rent $400 $1036
Groceries $91 $236
Dining out $151 $371
Cafe $21 $43
Coworking space $79 $157
Mobile internet $4 $21
Public transportation $5 $12
Taxis $12 $48
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $0
Sport and cultural events $13 $35
Museums and sights $9 $9
Nightlife $43 $117
Gym $22 $37
Yoga $30 $163
Massage $27 $75
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Claro, Movistar
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon Uber, Tu Chofer
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). Latin American. Emphasis on rice, beans, coconut, and local fruits and vegetables. Pork and beef are regularly used and influence from the islands gives seafood dishes a prominent spot in Panamanian cuisine.
Local food specialities Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameรฑos, tostones, ropa vieja
Eat like a local Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries Fondas (roadside stalls), smaller local restaurants, local markets, food trucks
Vegetarian / vegan options 9 options on HappyCow 7 options on HappyCow