Rio de Janeiro vs Tbilisi vs Ubud

Rio de Janeiro ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท
Tbilisi ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 6,718,903 1,108,700 112,490
Official language(s) Portuguese Georgian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low Low
Main airport Galeรฃo International Airport Tbilisi International Airport (TBS) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit January - March, December March - June May - October
Currency BRL - Brazilian Real (R$) GEL - Georgian Lari (โ‚พ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1717 $1293 $1430
Rent $998 $665 $690
Groceries $89 $99 $157
Dining out $197 $149 $10
Cafe $23 $40 $29
Coworking space $122 $110 $111
Mobile internet $7 $4 $3
Public transportation $31 $7 $56
Taxis $13 $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $15 $24 $35
Sport and cultural events $51 $19 $15
Museums and sights $24 $8 $9
Nightlife $51 $47 $124
Gym $29 $29 $76
Yoga $37 $33 $91
Massage $30 $47 $11
SIM card options Tim, Claro, Vivo Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% usually included in restaurants, 10% at bars and cafes with table service is common 10% usually included in bill, not expected at bars or cafรฉs. Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Easy Taxi, 99 Taxi, Uber Yandex, Bolt Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Emphasis on rice, beans, pork and beef with a variety of root vegetables and fresh fruits. Fresh seafood is also very common. 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 Feijoada, bolinho de bacalhau, fried sardines, caldo verde, pao de queijo and brigadeiros. Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local The "snack capital" of Brazil, Rio is a perfect place to try street food as well as the wide varieties of small, traditional eateries and churrascarias easily found across the city. 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 54 options on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow