Barbados vs Playa del Carmen vs Porto vs Prague

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
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Playa del Carmen ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
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Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
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Prague ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
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Population 110,000 259,453 237,559 1,305,737
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Spanish Portuguese Czech
Level of English Very high Moderate Very High High
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Cancun International Airport (CUN) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO) Vรกclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Most common months to visit November - May January - May, October - December May - September June - October
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kฤ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted most places (some places are cash only)
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2711 $2188 $2001 $1976
Rent $1058 $943 $816 $854
Groceries $235 $129 $169 $173
Dining out $346 $211 $318 $263
Cafe $75 $43 $51 $58
Coworking space $322 $163 $109 $192
Mobile internet $50 $21 $24 $27
Public transportation $35 $17 $108 $66
Taxis $107 $9 $29 $36
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $50 $12 $21
Sport and cultural events $37 $99 $51 $21
Museums and sights $36 $221 $27 $38
Nightlife $96 $79 $75 $54
Gym $86 $43 $64 $62
Yoga $130 $56 $94 $72
Massage $99 $103 $55 $40
SIM card options Digicel Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, MEO, NOS Vodafone, T-Mobile
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10-15% for restaurants 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere
Taxi apps None available N/A Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify Uber, Liftago
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Bajan cuisine features an eclectic mix of European, Asian, and Caribbean styles resulting in bold, tasty and crunchy meat or fish dishes with lots of spices, lime juice, thyme and salads laden with local vegetables and hot side dishes. Staple dishes from maize, beans, sweet potato and avocado along with meat, chili peppers and other spices A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts. 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!
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Chilaquiles, tacos al pastor, chile rellenos, cochinita pibil, tostadas, pozole Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa Vepล™o knedlo zelo, ฤŒesneฤka, Gulรกลก, Svรญฤkovรก na smetanฤ›, Ovocnรฉ Knedlรญky.
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Taco stands, esquite stalls, El Fogon, El Pirata, Dona Mary's Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafรฉs
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 72 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow 112 options on HappyCow