Porto vs Seoul

Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 237,559 9,963,452
Official language(s) Portuguese Korean
Level of English Very High Moderate
Main airport Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO) Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Most common months to visit May - September March - May, September - November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $1991 $2426
Rent $812 $885
Groceries $168 $396
Dining out $317 $234
Cafe $51 $77
Coworking space $109 $247
Mobile internet $24 $44
Public transportation $108 $45
Taxis $28 $45
Shared bicycles and scooters $12 $15
Sport and cultural events $51 $43
Museums and sights $27 $7
Nightlife $74 $103
Gym $64 $77
Yoga $93 $124
Massage $54 $83
SIM card options Vodafone, MEO, NOS KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus
Tipping 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars Not customary or expected
Taxi apps Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify Uber, Kakao
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine 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 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 Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 46 options on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow