Barbados vs Barcelona vs Da Nang

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
Barcelona ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Population 110,000 5,585,556 1,125,316
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Catalan, Spanish Vietnamese
Level of English Very high High Low
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) Da Nang International Airport (DAD)
Most common months to visit November - May April - June, September - November February - May
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted almost evewhere Accepted in some places. Cash also needed.
Remote worker visa Yes Yes No
Average monthly costs $2707 $2698 $984
Rent $1056 $1055 $325
Groceries $234 $137 $165
Dining out $346 $456 $132
Cafe $75 $51 $36
Coworking space $322 $241 $90
Mobile internet $50 $12 $4
Public transportation $35 $144 $16
Taxis $106 $54 $16
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $27 $0
Sport and cultural events $37 $92 $6
Museums and sights $36 $38 $2
Nightlife $96 $126 $76
Gym $86 $92 $35
Yoga $130 $105 $73
Massage $99 $67 $10
SIM card options Digicel Vodafone, Movistar Viettel, Vinafone
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 5-10% in restaurants if service is exceptional, not expected elsewhere 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes
Taxi apps None available Cabify, FreeNow Grab
Tap water Not drinkable 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. Catalan cuisine makes extensive use of Mediterranean vegetables, legumes mixed with pork in its many varieties, chicken and fish. Regularly mixes sweet and savory flavors in specific dishes. This cuisine is known for being bold in flavor and striking in color, with a variety of specific regional dishes found the culinary hub that is Barcelona. 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 Paella, bombas, esqueixada, pa amb tomรกquet, escalivada, crema Catalana, gazpacho, chorizo 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 Taverns, tapas bars, local markets, bodegas and street food spots Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 98 options on HappyCow 107 options on HappyCow