Panama City vs Tbilisi

Panama City ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 880,691 1,108,700
Official language(s) Spanish Georgian
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit December - April March - June
Currency PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2363 $1266
Rent $1038 $651
Groceries $236 $97
Dining out $372 $146
Cafe $43 $39
Coworking space $157 $108
Mobile internet $21 $4
Public transportation $12 $7
Taxis $48 $12
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $24
Sport and cultural events $35 $19
Museums and sights $9 $8
Nightlife $117 $46
Gym $37 $29
Yoga $163 $32
Massage $75 $46
SIM card options Claro, Movistar Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Uber, Tu Chofer Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine 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. Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameรฑos, tostones, ropa vieja Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Fondas (roadside stalls), smaller local restaurants, local markets, food trucks Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 7 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow