Mexico City vs Ubud

Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 8,850,000 112,490
Official language(s) Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Moderate Low
Main airport Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit March - May, October, November May - October
Currency MXN - Mexican Peso ($) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1867 $1363
Rent $778 $658
Groceries $281 $150
Dining out $182 $10
Cafe $49 $28
Coworking space $159 $106
Mobile internet $25 $3
Public transportation $11 $53
Taxis $9 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $24 $33
Sport and cultural events $81 $14
Museums and sights $20 $9
Nightlife $64 $118
Gym $69 $72
Yoga $65 $87
Massage $51 $10
SIM card options Telcel, Movistar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) 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 279 listings on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow