Budapest vs Rio de Janeiro

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Rio de Janeiro ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 1,768,073 6,718,903
Official language(s) Hungarian Portuguese
Level of English High Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Galeรฃo International Airport
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November January - March, December
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) BRL - Brazilian Real (R$)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $1565 $1732
Rent $635 $1007
Groceries $137 $90
Dining out $258 $199
Cafe $37 $24
Coworking space $153 $123
Mobile internet $11 $7
Public transportation $46 $32
Taxis $35 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $15
Sport and cultural events $31 $52
Museums and sights $9 $24
Nightlife $54 $51
Gym $47 $29
Yoga $61 $38
Massage $33 $30
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Tim, Claro, Vivo
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% usually included in restaurants, 10% at bars and cafes with table service is common
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Easy Taxi, 99 Taxi, Uber
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. Emphasis on rice, beans, pork and beef with a variety of root vegetables and fresh fruits. Fresh seafood is also very common.
Local food specialities Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Feijoada, bolinho de bacalhau, fried sardines, caldo verde, pao de queijo and brigadeiros.
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants 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.
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 54 options on Happy Cow