Berlin vs Panama City vs Ubud

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Panama City ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 3,400,000 880,691 112,490
Official language(s) German Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Very high Low Low
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit May - September December - April May - October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2260 $2359 $1416
Rent $965 $1036 $683
Groceries $193 $236 $156
Dining out $279 $371 $10
Cafe $59 $43 $29
Coworking space $179 $157 $110
Mobile internet $24 $21 $3
Public transportation $90 $12 $55
Taxis $60 $48 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $0 $35
Sport and cultural events $65 $35 $15
Museums and sights $38 $9 $9
Nightlife $64 $117 $122
Gym $68 $37 $75
Yoga $102 $163 $90
Massage $58 $75 $10
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Claro, Movistar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Uber, Tu Chofer Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread 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 Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameรฑos, tostones, ropa vieja Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops 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 844 listings on Happy Cow 7 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow