Playa del Carmen vs Tbilisi vs Ubud

Playa del Carmen 🇲🇽
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 259,453 1,108,700 112,490
Official language(s) Spanish Georgian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Moderate Low Low
Main airport Cancun International Airport (CUN) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit January - May, October - December March - June May - October
Currency MXN - Mexican Peso ($) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2039 $1293 $1430
Rent $878 $665 $690
Groceries $120 $99 $157
Dining out $197 $149 $10
Cafe $40 $40 $29
Coworking space $152 $110 $111
Mobile internet $20 $4 $3
Public transportation $16 $7 $56
Taxis $8 $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $47 $24 $35
Sport and cultural events $92 $19 $15
Museums and sights $206 $8 $9
Nightlife $73 $47 $124
Gym $40 $29 $76
Yoga $52 $33 $91
Massage $96 $47 $11
SIM card options Telcel, Movistar Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10-15% for restaurants 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 N/A Yandex, Bolt Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable 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. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Chilaquiles, tacos al pastor, chile rellenos, cochinita pibil, tostadas, pozole Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Taco stands, esquite stalls, El Fogon, El Pirata, Dona Mary's 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 72 listings on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow