Barbados vs Buenos Aires vs Da Nang

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Population 110,000 2,900,000 1,125,316
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Spanish Vietnamese
Level of English Very high High Low
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Da Nang International Airport (DAD)
Most common months to visit November - May September - December February - May
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) ARS - Argentine Peso ($) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted in some places. Cash also needed.
Remote worker visa Yes No No
Average monthly costs $2711 $1737 $975
Rent $1058 $1110 $322
Groceries $235 $128 $163
Dining out $346 $160 $131
Cafe $75 $33 $35
Coworking space $322 $124 $89
Mobile internet $50 $15 $4
Public transportation $35 $11 $16
Taxis $107 $12 $16
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $18 $0
Sport and cultural events $37 $32 $6
Museums and sights $36 $5 $2
Nightlife $96 $31 $75
Gym $86 $19 $34
Yoga $130 $25 $72
Massage $99 $13 $10
SIM card options Digicel Movistar, Claro, Personal Viettel, Vinafone
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes
Taxi apps None available Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) Grab
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Bajan cuisine features an eclectic mix of European, Asian, and Caribbean styles resulting in bold, tasty and crunchy meat or fish dishes with lots of spices, lime juice, thyme and salads laden with local vegetables and hot side dishes. Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options Healthy and with robust flavors, Vietnamese cuisine combines noodles and rice with a variety of greens and local herbs to compliment specially seasoned pork, beef or seafood dishes. In Da Nang, you'll find a strong emphasis on barbecued seafood dishes as well as fish-based sauces.
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 79 options on Happy Cow 107 options on HappyCow