Prague vs Rio de Janeiro vs Tbilisi

Prague 🇨🇿
Rio de Janeiro 🇧🇷
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 1,305,737 6,718,903 1,108,700
Official language(s) Czech Portuguese Georgian
Level of English High Low Low
Main airport Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) Galeão International Airport Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit June - October January - March, December March - June
Currency CZK - Czech Koruna (Kč) BRL - Brazilian Real (R$) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted most places (some places are cash only) Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $1806 $1833 $1462
Rent $780 $1066 $752
Groceries $158 $95 $112
Dining out $240 $210 $169
Cafe $53 $25 $45
Coworking space $175 $130 $125
Mobile internet $24 $7 $4
Public transportation $61 $33 $8
Taxis $33 $14 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $16 $27
Sport and cultural events $19 $55 $21
Museums and sights $35 $26 $9
Nightlife $50 $54 $53
Gym $56 $31 $33
Yoga $66 $40 $37
Massage $37 $32 $53
SIM card options Vodafone, T-Mobile Tim, Claro, Vivo Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% at restaurants and bars, round up elsewhere 10% usually included in restaurants, 10% at bars and cafes with table service is common 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps Uber, Liftago Easy Taxi, 99 Taxi, Uber Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Thick soups are often combined with stewed vegetables and baked meats to produce rich dishes. Gravies and creams are popular in Czech cuisine, as is beer! Emphasis on rice, beans, pork and beef with a variety of root vegetables and fresh fruits. Fresh seafood is also very common. Cuisine of the Caucasus meets regional diversity in Georgia. Emphasis on spices and meats (poultry, beef, pork and mutton) as well as soups and creams.
Local food specialities Vepřo knedlo zelo, Česnečka, Guláš, Svíčková na smetaně, Ovocné Knedlíky. Feijoada, bolinho de bacalhau, fried sardines, caldo verde, pao de queijo and brigadeiros. Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Pubs and taverns, street food stalls, local cafés The "snack capital" of Brazil, Rio is a perfect place to try street food as well as the wide varieties of small, traditional eateries and churrascarias easily found across the city. Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 112 options on HappyCow 54 options on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow