Larnaca vs Porto vs Seoul

Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 144,900 237,559 9,963,452
Official language(s) Greek Portuguese Korean
Level of English High Very High Moderate
Main airport Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO) Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Most common months to visit March - May, October - December May - September March - May, September - November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes No
Average monthly costs $2169 $1947 $2373
Rent $751 $794 $865
Groceries $173 $164 $387
Dining out $289 $310 $229
Cafe $62 $50 $75
Coworking space $231 $106 $242
Mobile internet $39 $23 $43
Public transportation $69 $105 $44
Taxis $46 $28 $45
Shared bicycles and scooters $50 $12 $15
Sport and cultural events $31 $50 $42
Museums and sights $9 $27 $7
Nightlife $121 $73 $101
Gym $119 $62 $75
Yoga $117 $91 $122
Massage $60 $53 $81
SIM card options Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Vodafone, MEO, NOS KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus
Tipping 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars Not customary or expected
Taxi apps nTaxi Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify Uber, Kakao
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts. Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture.
Local food specialities Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam
Eat like a local Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 46 options on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow