Lisbon vs Tbilisi

Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 517,000 1,108,700
Official language(s) Portuguese Georgian
Level of English Very high Low
Main airport Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit March - May, September, October March - June
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2298 $1293
Rent $1118 $665
Groceries $157 $99
Dining out $314 $149
Cafe $42 $40
Coworking space $190 $110
Mobile internet $28 $4
Public transportation $73 $7
Taxis $31 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $21 $24
Sport and cultural events $34 $19
Museums and sights $28 $8
Nightlife $54 $47
Gym $75 $29
Yoga $75 $33
Massage $58 $47
SIM card options Vodafone Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Uber, FreeNow Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries 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 Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 401 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow