Lisbon vs Panama City vs Ubud

Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Panama City ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 517,000 880,691 112,490
Official language(s) Portuguese Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Very high Low Low
Main airport Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - May, September, October December - April May - October
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2038 $2359 $1416
Rent $992 $1036 $683
Groceries $139 $236 $156
Dining out $279 $371 $10
Cafe $38 $43 $29
Coworking space $168 $157 $110
Mobile internet $25 $21 $3
Public transportation $64 $12 $55
Taxis $28 $48 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $0 $35
Sport and cultural events $30 $35 $15
Museums and sights $25 $9 $9
Nightlife $48 $117 $122
Gym $66 $37 $75
Yoga $66 $163 $90
Massage $51 $75 $10
SIM card options Vodafone Claro, Movistar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber, FreeNow Uber, Tu Chofer Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries 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 Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameรฑos, tostones, ropa vieja Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Tascas, snack bars, seafood 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 401 listings on Happy Cow 7 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow