Chiang Mai vs Tbilisi vs Ubud

Chiang Mai 🇹🇭
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 1,166,978 1,108,700 112,490
Official language(s) Thai Georgian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low Low
Main airport Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit November - April March - June May - October
Currency THB - Thai Baht (฿) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted sometimes. Cash preferred in many places. Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1138 $1293 $1430
Rent $320 $665 $690
Groceries $197 $99 $157
Dining out $126 $149 $10
Cafe $52 $40 $29
Coworking space $111 $110 $111
Mobile internet $12 $4 $3
Public transportation $70 $7 $56
Taxis $23 $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $11 $24 $35
Sport and cultural events $9 $19 $15
Museums and sights $9 $8 $9
Nightlife $73 $47 $124
Gym $48 $29 $76
Yoga $65 $33 $91
Massage $11 $47 $11
SIM card options AIS, DTAC Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% at restaurants, not customary or expected elsewhere 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafés. Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Grab Yandex, Bolt Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable 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. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
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 Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
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 Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 90 options on HappyCow 10 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow