New York City vs Valencia

New York City 🇺🇸
Valencia 🇪🇸
Population 8,323,340 834,000
Official language(s) English (de facto) Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Very high Moderate
Main airport John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit April - June, September - November March - June, September, October
Currency USD - US Dollar ($) EUR - Euro (€)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $5431 $2237
Rent $2891 $984
Groceries $383 $165
Dining out $656 $331
Cafe $72 $47
Coworking space $326 $172
Mobile internet $45 $18
Public transportation $220 $43
Taxis $78 $47
Shared bicycles and scooters $30 $34
Sport and cultural events $100 $83
Museums and sights $74 $50
Nightlife $195 $74
Gym $55 $39
Yoga $197 $98
Massage $109 $51
SIM card options AT&T, Verizon Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 15-20% at restaurants, 1 USD per drink at bars Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Uber, Lyft Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine American. Emphasis on comfort and fast food, with some good seafood dishes. Influence from other regions of the US, North America and the world make NYC a cosmopolitan and international cuisine hub that is incredibly diverse. Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Pizza, clam chowder, bagels, corned beef, pastrami, cheesecake, hot dogs, and hundred of other international food options. Paella, fideuà, esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Delis, local pizza shops, street food stalls and food trucks, food markets, local bakeries and smaller, authentic international cuisine restaurants Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 309 options on HappyCow 98 listings on Happy Cow