Sofia vs Tbilisi vs Ubud

Sofia ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 1,270,169 1,108,700 112,490
Official language(s) Bulgarian Georgian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low Low
Main airport Sofia International Airport (SOF) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit April-June, September-October March - June May - October
Currency BGN - Bulgarian Lev (ะปะฒ) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1430 $1376 $1438
Rent $629 $707 $694
Groceries $11 $105 $158
Dining out $252 $159 $10
Cafe $30 $43 $29
Coworking space $155 $117 $112
Mobile internet $11 $4 $3
Public transportation $33 $8 $56
Taxis $14 $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $44 $26 $35
Sport and cultural events $20 $20 $15
Museums and sights $13 $8 $9
Nightlife $91 $50 $124
Gym $25 $31 $76
Yoga $69 $35 $92
Massage $33 $50 $11
SIM card options A1, Telenor, Vivacom Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% in restaurants, 1-2 BGN at bars and cafรฉs 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs. Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps TaxiMe, TaxiStars Yandex, Bolt Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Vegetables and mild spices are often mixed with dairy products to create rich chicken and pork products. Seafood dishes also popular in some regions of the country, making them popular in the capital. 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. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Kebapche, Bulgarian musaka, lyutenitsa, shkember chorba, kyufte, kavarma, banitsa and tarator Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Taverns, local BBQ restaurants, local markets and smaller eateries in residential and university areas. Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 20 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow