Bangkok vs Valencia

Bangkok 🇹🇭
Valencia 🇪🇸
Population 5,680,000 834,000
Official language(s) Thai Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Low Moderate
Main airport Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit January - March, November, December March - June, September, October
Currency THB - Thai Baht (฿) EUR - Euro (€)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1834 $2276
Rent $725 $1002
Groceries $225 $168
Dining out $198 $337
Cafe $53 $48
Coworking space $150 $176
Mobile internet $27 $18
Public transportation $37 $43
Taxis $22 $48
Shared bicycles and scooters $20 $35
Sport and cultural events $54 $84
Museums and sights $25 $50
Nightlife $59 $76
Gym $113 $40
Yoga $115 $100
Massage $12 $52
SIM card options AIS Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 10% for restaurants, bars and services Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Grab Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Meat and fish dishes, vegetables, noodles and soup Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Pad thai, tom yam, kway teow reua, som tum, sooan Paella, fideuà, esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Food stalls, local markets, shophouse restaurants Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 416 listings on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow