Berlin vs Bucharest vs Da Nang

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Population 3,400,000 1,830,000 1,125,316
Official language(s) German Romanian Vietnamese
Level of English Very high High Low
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Da Nang International Airport (DAD)
Most common months to visit May - September April - October February - May
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) RON - Romanian Leu (L) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places. Cash also needed.
Remote worker visa Yes No No
Average monthly costs $2158 $1330 $957
Rent $921 $605 $316
Groceries $184 $112 $160
Dining out $266 $162 $128
Cafe $56 $37 $35
Coworking space $171 $131 $87
Mobile internet $23 $7 $4
Public transportation $86 $21 $15
Taxis $57 $9 $15
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $25 $0
Sport and cultural events $62 $28 $6
Museums and sights $36 $29 $2
Nightlife $61 $45 $74
Gym $64 $30 $34
Yoga $97 $58 $71
Massage $55 $31 $10
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Vodafone, Orange Viettel, Vinafone
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Star Taxi, Uber Grab
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian cuisine. 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 Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 33 listings on Happy Cow 107 options on HappyCow