Lviv vs Rio de Janeiro

Lviv ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Rio de Janeiro ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 731,387 6,718,903
Official language(s) Ukrainian Portuguese
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Galeรฃo International Airport
Most common months to visit May - September January - March, December
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (โ‚ด) BRL - Brazilian Real (R$)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $973 $1732
Rent $422 $1007
Groceries $96 $90
Dining out $159 $199
Cafe $22 $24
Coworking space $84 $123
Mobile internet $4 $7
Public transportation $5 $32
Taxis $13 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $15
Sport and cultural events $13 $52
Museums and sights $9 $24
Nightlife $45 $51
Gym $23 $29
Yoga $32 $38
Massage $28 $30
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Tim, Claro, Vivo
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere 10% usually included in restaurants, 10% at bars and cafes with table service is common
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon Easy Taxi, 99 Taxi, Uber
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes). 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 Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Feijoada, bolinho de bacalhau, fried sardines, caldo verde, pao de queijo and brigadeiros.
Eat like a local Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries 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 9 options on HappyCow 54 options on Happy Cow