Budapest vs Tbilisi

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 1,768,073 1,108,700
Official language(s) Hungarian Georgian
Level of English High Low
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November March - June
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1600 $1378
Rent $650 $708
Groceries $140 $105
Dining out $263 $159
Cafe $38 $43
Coworking space $157 $118
Mobile internet $12 $4
Public transportation $47 $8
Taxis $35 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $26
Sport and cultural events $32 $20
Museums and sights $10 $8
Nightlife $55 $50
Gym $48 $31
Yoga $62 $35
Massage $33 $50
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Yandex, Bolt
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. 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 Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow