Playa del Carmen vs Tbilisi

Playa del Carmen 🇲🇽
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 259,453 1,108,700
Official language(s) Spanish Georgian
Level of English Moderate Low
Main airport Cancun International Airport (CUN) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit January - May, October - December March - June
Currency MXN - Mexican Peso ($) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2143 $1462
Rent $923 $752
Groceries $127 $112
Dining out $207 $169
Cafe $42 $45
Coworking space $160 $125
Mobile internet $21 $4
Public transportation $17 $8
Taxis $9 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $49 $27
Sport and cultural events $97 $21
Museums and sights $217 $9
Nightlife $77 $53
Gym $42 $33
Yoga $54 $37
Massage $101 $53
SIM card options Telcel, Movistar Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping 10-15% for restaurants 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps N/A Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Staple dishes from maize, beans, sweet potato and avocado along with meat, chili peppers and other spices 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 Chilaquiles, tacos al pastor, chile rellenos, cochinita pibil, tostadas, pozole Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Taco stands, esquite stalls, El Fogon, El Pirata, Dona Mary's Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 72 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow