Playa del Carmen vs Prague vs Ubud

Playa del Carmen ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Prague ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 259,453 1,305,737 112,490
Official language(s) Spanish Czech Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Moderate High Low
Main airport Cancun International Airport (CUN) Vรกclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit January - May, October - December June - October May - October
Currency MXN - Mexican Peso ($) CZK - Czech Koruna (Kฤ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted most places (some places are cash only) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2185 $1996 $1432
Rent $941 $862 $691
Groceries $129 $174 $158
Dining out $211 $266 $10
Cafe $43 $59 $29
Coworking space $163 $194 $111
Mobile internet $21 $27 $3
Public transportation $17 $67 $56
Taxis $9 $37 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $50 $21 $35
Sport and cultural events $98 $21 $15
Museums and sights $221 $39 $9
Nightlife $79 $55 $124
Gym $43 $62 $76
Yoga $55 $73 $91
Massage $103 $41 $11
SIM card options Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, T-Mobile Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10-15% for restaurants 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps N/A Uber, Liftago Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Staple dishes from maize, beans, sweet potato and avocado along with meat, chili peppers and other spices 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 Chilaquiles, tacos al pastor, chile rellenos, cochinita pibil, tostadas, pozole Vepล™o knedlo zelo, ฤŒesneฤka, Gulรกลก, Svรญฤkovรก na smetanฤ›, Ovocnรฉ Knedlรญky. Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Taco stands, esquite stalls, El Fogon, El Pirata, Dona Mary's Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafรฉs 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 72 listings on Happy Cow 112 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow