Barbados vs Bogota vs Da Nang

Barbados ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง
Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Population 110,000 10,978,360 1,125,316
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Spanish Vietnamese
Level of English Very high Low Low
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Da Nang International Airport (DAD)
Most common months to visit November - May January - March, December February - May
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) COP - Colombian Peso ($) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places. Cash also needed.
Remote worker visa Yes No No
Average monthly costs $2707 $1203 $984
Rent $1056 $527 $325
Groceries $234 $90 $165
Dining out $346 $190 $132
Cafe $75 $24 $36
Coworking space $322 $85 $90
Mobile internet $50 $13 $4
Public transportation $35 $25 $16
Taxis $106 $30 $16
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $18 $0
Sport and cultural events $37 $24 $6
Museums and sights $36 $8 $2
Nightlife $96 $51 $76
Gym $86 $16 $35
Yoga $130 $62 $73
Massage $99 $41 $10
SIM card options Digicel Tigo, Movistar, Claro Viettel, Vinafone
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes
Taxi apps None available Uber, Cabify 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. Latin American. Dishes with beef, pork and chicken are often mixed with flour-based foods and fruity desserts. Heavy influence from the Andes and other Colombian regions. 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 Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua 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 family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 104 options on Happy Cow 107 options on HappyCow