Sofia vs Ubud

Sofia ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 1,270,169 112,490
Official language(s) Bulgarian Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English High Low
Main airport Sofia International Airport (SOF) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit April-June, September-October May - October
Currency BGN - Bulgarian Lev (ะปะฒ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1289 $1363
Rent $567 $658
Groceries $10 $150
Dining out $227 $10
Cafe $27 $28
Coworking space $140 $106
Mobile internet $10 $3
Public transportation $30 $53
Taxis $12 $13
Shared bicycles and scooters $40 $33
Sport and cultural events $18 $14
Museums and sights $12 $9
Nightlife $82 $118
Gym $23 $72
Yoga $62 $87
Massage $29 $10
SIM card options A1, Telenor, Vivacom Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 10% in restaurants, 1-2 BGN at bars and cafรฉs Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps TaxiMe, TaxiStars Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Vegetables and mild spices are often mixed with dairy products to create rich chicken and pork products. Seafood dishes also popular in some regions of the country, making them popular in the capital. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
Local food specialities Kebapche, Bulgarian musaka, lyutenitsa, shkember chorba, kyufte, kavarma, banitsa and tarator Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
Eat like a local Taverns, local BBQ restaurants, local markets and smaller eateries in residential and university areas. 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 20 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow