Budapest vs Panama City vs Ubud

Budapest 🇭🇺
Panama City 🇵🇦
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 1,768,073 880,691 112,490
Official language(s) Hungarian Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November December - April May - October
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1296 $2359 $1416
Rent $526 $1036 $683
Groceries $114 $236 $156
Dining out $213 $371 $10
Cafe $31 $43 $29
Coworking space $127 $157 $110
Mobile internet $9 $21 $3
Public transportation $38 $12 $55
Taxis $29 $48 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $14 $0 $35
Sport and cultural events $26 $35 $15
Museums and sights $8 $9 $9
Nightlife $45 $117 $122
Gym $39 $37 $75
Yoga $51 $163 $90
Massage $27 $75 $10
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Claro, Movistar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Uber, Tu Chofer Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. 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 Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameños, tostones, ropa vieja Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants 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 47 options on HappyCow 7 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow