New York City vs Porto

New York City ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 8,323,340 237,559
Official language(s) English (de facto) Portuguese
Level of English Very high Very High
Main airport John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit April - June, September - November May - September
Currency USD - US Dollar ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $5431 $2061
Rent $2891 $840
Groceries $383 $174
Dining out $656 $328
Cafe $72 $53
Coworking space $326 $113
Mobile internet $45 $24
Public transportation $220 $111
Taxis $78 $29
Shared bicycles and scooters $30 $12
Sport and cultural events $100 $53
Museums and sights $74 $28
Nightlife $195 $77
Gym $55 $66
Yoga $197 $97
Massage $109 $56
SIM card options AT&T, Verizon Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 15-20% at restaurants, 1 USD per drink at bars 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Uber, Lyft Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine American. Emphasis on comfort and fast food, with some good seafood dishes. Influence from other regions of the US, North America and the world make NYC a cosmopolitan and international cuisine hub that is incredibly diverse. A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Pizza, clam chowder, bagels, corned beef, pastrami, cheesecake, hot dogs, and hundred of other international food options. 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 Delis, local pizza shops, street food stalls and food trucks, food markets, local bakeries and smaller, authentic international cuisine restaurants Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 309 options on HappyCow 46 options on Happy Cow