Bangkok vs Ubud

Bangkok ðŸ‡đ🇭
Ubud ðŸ‡ŪðŸ‡Đ
Population 5,680,000 112,490
Official language(s) Thai Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December May - October
Currency THB - Thai Baht (āļŋ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1828 $1422
Rent $722 $686
Groceries $224 $157
Dining out $197 $10
Cafe $53 $29
Coworking space $149 $110
Mobile internet $27 $3
Public transportation $37 $56
Taxis $22 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $20 $35
Sport and cultural events $54 $15
Museums and sights $25 $9
Nightlife $59 $123
Gym $112 $75
Yoga $115 $91
Massage $12 $10
SIM card options AIS Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Grab Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants 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 416 listings on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow