Playa del Carmen vs Porto vs Prague

Playa del Carmen ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Prague ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Population 259,453 237,559 1,305,737
Official language(s) Spanish Portuguese Czech
Level of English Moderate Very High High
Main airport Cancun International Airport (CUN) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO) Vรกclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Most common months to visit January - May, October - December May - September June - October
Currency MXN - Mexican Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kฤ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted most places (some places are cash only)
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2207 $2048 $2057
Rent $951 $835 $888
Groceries $130 $173 $180
Dining out $213 $326 $274
Cafe $44 $52 $61
Coworking space $165 $112 $200
Mobile internet $22 $24 $28
Public transportation $17 $111 $69
Taxis $9 $29 $38
Shared bicycles and scooters $51 $12 $21
Sport and cultural events $99 $52 $21
Museums and sights $223 $28 $40
Nightlife $79 $77 $56
Gym $43 $66 $64
Yoga $56 $96 $75
Massage $104 $56 $42
SIM card options Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, MEO, NOS Vodafone, T-Mobile
Tipping 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 N/A Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify Uber, Liftago
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine 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 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 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 72 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow 112 options on HappyCow