Barcelona vs Panama City vs Ubud

Barcelona ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Panama City ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 5,585,556 880,691 112,490
Official language(s) Catalan, Spanish Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low Low
Main airport Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit April - June, September - November December - April May - October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost evewhere Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2448 $2359 $1416
Rent $957 $1036 $683
Groceries $124 $236 $156
Dining out $414 $371 $10
Cafe $46 $43 $29
Coworking space $219 $157 $110
Mobile internet $11 $21 $3
Public transportation $131 $12 $55
Taxis $49 $48 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $25 $0 $35
Sport and cultural events $84 $35 $15
Museums and sights $34 $9 $9
Nightlife $115 $117 $122
Gym $84 $37 $75
Yoga $95 $163 $90
Massage $61 $75 $10
SIM card options Vodafone, Movistar Claro, Movistar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 5-10% in restaurants if service is exceptional, not expected elsewhere 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Cabify, FreeNow Uber, Tu Chofer Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Catalan cuisine makes extensive use of Mediterranean vegetables, legumes mixed with pork in its many varieties, chicken and fish. Regularly mixes sweet and savory flavors in specific dishes. This cuisine is known for being bold in flavor and striking in color, with a variety of specific regional dishes found the culinary hub that is Barcelona. 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. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Paella, bombas, esqueixada, pa amb tomรกquet, escalivada, crema Catalana, gazpacho, chorizo Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameรฑos, tostones, ropa vieja Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Taverns, tapas bars, local markets, bodegas and street food spots Fondas (roadside stalls), smaller local restaurants, local markets, food trucks Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 98 options on HappyCow 7 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow