Seoul vs Tbilisi

Seoul 🇰🇷
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Population 9,963,452 1,108,700
Official language(s) Korean Georgian
Level of English Moderate Low
Main airport Incheon International Airport (ICN) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November March - June
Currency KRW - South Korean won (₩) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $2426 $1378
Rent $885 $708
Groceries $396 $105
Dining out $234 $159
Cafe $77 $43
Coworking space $247 $118
Mobile internet $44 $4
Public transportation $45 $8
Taxis $45 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $15 $26
Sport and cultural events $43 $20
Museums and sights $7 $8
Nightlife $103 $50
Gym $77 $31
Yoga $124 $35
Massage $83 $50
SIM card options KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline
Tipping Not customary or expected 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés.
Taxi apps Uber, Kakao Yandex, Bolt
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture. 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 Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli
Eat like a local Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets Small local restaurants, open bars, terraces and wine bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 57 options on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow