Panama City vs Prague vs Ubud

Panama City 🇵🇦
Prague 🇨🇿
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 880,691 1,305,737 112,490
Official language(s) Spanish Czech Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low High Low
Main airport Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit December - April June - October May - October
Currency PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted most places (some places are cash only) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2359 $1861 $1416
Rent $1036 $804 $683
Groceries $236 $163 $156
Dining out $371 $248 $10
Cafe $43 $55 $29
Coworking space $157 $181 $110
Mobile internet $21 $25 $3
Public transportation $12 $63 $55
Taxis $48 $34 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $19 $35
Sport and cultural events $35 $19 $15
Museums and sights $9 $36 $9
Nightlife $117 $51 $122
Gym $37 $58 $75
Yoga $163 $68 $90
Massage $75 $38 $10
SIM card options Claro, Movistar Vodafone, T-Mobile Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber, Tu Chofer Uber, Liftago Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall 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. Thick soups are often combined with stewed vegetables and baked meats to produce rich dishes. Gravies and creams are popular in Czech cuisine, as is beer! Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameños, tostones, ropa vieja Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky. Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Fondas (roadside stalls), smaller local restaurants, local markets, food trucks Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafés 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 7 options on HappyCow 112 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow