Berlin vs Budapest vs Da Nang

Berlin 🇩🇪
Budapest 🇭🇺
Da Nang 🇻🇳
Population 3,400,000 1,768,073 1,125,316
Official language(s) German Hungarian Vietnamese
Level of English Very high High Low
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Da Nang International Airport (DAD)
Most common months to visit May - September March - June, September - November February - May
Currency EUR - Euro (€) HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) VND - Vietnamese Dong (₫)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted in some places. Cash also needed.
Remote worker visa Yes No No
Average monthly costs $2158 $1228 $957
Rent $921 $499 $316
Groceries $184 $108 $160
Dining out $266 $202 $128
Cafe $56 $29 $35
Coworking space $171 $120 $87
Mobile internet $23 $9 $4
Public transportation $86 $36 $15
Taxis $57 $27 $15
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $13 $0
Sport and cultural events $62 $24 $6
Museums and sights $36 $7 $2
Nightlife $61 $43 $74
Gym $64 $37 $34
Yoga $97 $48 $71
Massage $55 $26 $10
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Vodafone, Telenor Viettel, Vinafone
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Bolt, Fotaxi Grab
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. 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, spätzle, königsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos 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 Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 47 options on HappyCow 107 options on HappyCow