Medellin vs Porto

Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 2,427,000 237,559
Official language(s) Spanish Portuguese
Level of English Low Very High
Main airport Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit January - April, December May - September
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1293 $1759
Rent $732 $717
Groceries $87 $148
Dining out $131 $280
Cafe $18 $45
Coworking space $96 $96
Mobile internet $16 $21
Public transportation $21 $95
Taxis $14 $25
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $10
Sport and cultural events $8 $45
Museums and sights $9 $24
Nightlife $73 $66
Gym $15 $56
Yoga $54 $82
Massage $20 $48
SIM card options Claro, Tigo Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping Tip 10% in restaurants 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps EasyTaxi Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine A blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa 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 Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 153 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow