Seoul vs Tbilisi vs Ubud

Seoul 🇰🇷
Tbilisi 🇬🇪
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 9,963,452 1,108,700 112,490
Official language(s) Korean Georgian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Moderate Low Low
Main airport Incheon International Airport (ICN) Tbilisi International Airport (TBS) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November March - June May - October
Currency KRW - South Korean won (₩) GEL - Georgian Lari (₾) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $2523 $1293 $1432
Rent $920 $665 $691
Groceries $412 $99 $158
Dining out $243 $149 $10
Cafe $80 $40 $29
Coworking space $257 $110 $111
Mobile internet $46 $4 $3
Public transportation $47 $7 $56
Taxis $47 $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $24 $35
Sport and cultural events $45 $19 $15
Museums and sights $7 $8 $9
Nightlife $107 $47 $124
Gym $80 $29 $76
Yoga $129 $33 $91
Massage $86 $47 $11
SIM card options KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus Magti GSM, Geocell, Beeline Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping Not customary or expected 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 Uber, Kakao Yandex, Bolt Grab, GoJek
Tap water Drinkable Not 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. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam Kachapuri, kuchmachi, khinkali, chikhirtma, kharcho with gomi, jonjoli Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets 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 57 options on Happy Cow 10 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow