Bangkok vs Porto

Bangkok ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 5,680,000 237,559
Official language(s) Thai Portuguese
Level of English Low Very High
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December May - September
Currency THB - Thai Baht (เธฟ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1560 $1759
Rent $616 $717
Groceries $191 $148
Dining out $168 $280
Cafe $45 $45
Coworking space $127 $96
Mobile internet $23 $21
Public transportation $32 $95
Taxis $19 $25
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $10
Sport and cultural events $46 $45
Museums and sights $21 $24
Nightlife $50 $66
Gym $96 $56
Yoga $98 $82
Massage $11 $48
SIM card options AIS Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Grab Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow