Bucharest vs Panama City vs Ubud

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Panama City ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 1,830,000 880,691 112,490
Official language(s) Romanian Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low Low
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit April - October December - April May - October
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1388 $2359 $1416
Rent $632 $1036 $683
Groceries $117 $236 $156
Dining out $169 $371 $10
Cafe $39 $43 $29
Coworking space $137 $157 $110
Mobile internet $7 $21 $3
Public transportation $22 $12 $55
Taxis $9 $48 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $26 $0 $35
Sport and cultural events $29 $35 $15
Museums and sights $30 $9 $9
Nightlife $47 $117 $122
Gym $31 $37 $75
Yoga $61 $163 $90
Massage $32 $75 $10
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange Claro, Movistar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber Uber, Tu Chofer Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian 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. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameรฑos, tostones, ropa vieja Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias 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 33 listings on Happy Cow 7 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow