Madrid vs Tbilisi

Madrid ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Population 6,578,0179 1,108,700
Official language(s) Spanish Georgian
Level of English Moderate Low
Main airport Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November March - June
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2498 $1462
Rent $1174 $752
Groceries $175 $112
Dining out $313 $169
Cafe $51 $45
Coworking space $196 $125
Mobile internet $10 $4
Public transportation $78 $8
Taxis $44 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $49 $27
Sport and cultural events $54 $21
Museums and sights $20 $9
Nightlife $82 $53
Gym $44 $33
Yoga $142 $37
Massage $64 $53
SIM card options Orange, Movistar, Vodafone Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping Not customary or expected but small tips are appreciated. 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs.
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify, MyTaxi Free Now Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Fresh, regional produce accentuated with garlic and olive oil and mixed with various meats and seafoods. Influenced both by Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern flavors. 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 Paella, tapas, tortilla, gazpacho, pulpo a la gallega, callos a la madrileรฑa, churros Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Have some tapas and sangria at a tasca and paella at an authentic eatery. Keep an eye on the time and visit a cafeteria for a mid-afternoon merienda and some churros! Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 85 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow