Lviv vs Ubud

Lviv 🇺🇦
Ubud 🇮🇩
Population 731,387 112,490
Official language(s) Ukrainian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport (LWO) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit May - September May - October
Currency UAH - Ukrainian Hryvnia (₴) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $976 $1426
Rent $424 $688
Groceries $97 $157
Dining out $160 $10
Cafe $22 $29
Coworking space $84 $111
Mobile internet $4 $3
Public transportation $5 $56
Taxis $13 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $35
Sport and cultural events $13 $15
Museums and sights $9 $9
Nightlife $45 $123
Gym $23 $75
Yoga $32 $91
Massage $28 $10
SIM card options Vodafone, Kyivstar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% in restaurants, not expected elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber, Uklon Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Slavic. Emphasis on frilled meats combined with potatoes, carrots, pickles and cabbage. Creamy deserts often elaborated with cottage cheese. Lviv enjoys culinary influences from Kiev (traditional with an emphasis on chicken) and Odessa (various seafood dishes). Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Lviv cheesecake, fish Zupa, Tsivikli, Karmanadli, Banosh, Borscht, Salo, Syrnyky Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Local grills, themed taverns, local breweries, small bakeries 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 9 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow