Chiang Mai vs Tbilisi

Chiang Mai 🇹🇭
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 1,166,978 1,108,700
Official language(s) Thai Georgian
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit November - April March - June
Currency THB - Thai Baht (฿) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted sometimes. Cash preferred in many places. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1157 $1293
Rent $326 $665
Groceries $201 $99
Dining out $128 $149
Cafe $53 $40
Coworking space $113 $110
Mobile internet $13 $4
Public transportation $71 $7
Taxis $24 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $12 $24
Sport and cultural events $9 $19
Museums and sights $9 $8
Nightlife $74 $47
Gym $49 $29
Yoga $66 $33
Massage $12 $47
SIM card options AIS, DTAC Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10% at restaurants, not customary or expected elsewhere 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps Grab Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Combines salty, sweet, spicy and sour flavors to create bold and colorful dishes. Meals typically include a mixture of meat and seafood dishes, as well as noodles or soups recipes. Strong emphasis on local spices and vegetables. 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 Khao soi, khan toke, sai oua, miang kham, nam prik, khanom jeen nam ngiaw, larb khua Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Street food stalls, local markets, bakeries and smaller, traditional restaurants that serve fresh food Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 90 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow