Berlin vs Da Nang vs Mexico City

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 3,400,000 1,125,316 8,850,000
Official language(s) German Vietnamese Spanish
Level of English Very high Low Moderate
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit May - September February - May March - May, October, November
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa Yes No Yes
Average monthly costs $2158 $957 $1863
Rent $921 $316 $776
Groceries $184 $160 $280
Dining out $266 $128 $182
Cafe $56 $35 $49
Coworking space $171 $87 $159
Mobile internet $23 $4 $25
Public transportation $86 $15 $11
Taxis $57 $15 $9
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $0 $24
Sport and cultural events $62 $6 $81
Museums and sights $36 $2 $20
Nightlife $61 $74 $64
Gym $64 $34 $69
Yoga $97 $71 $65
Massage $55 $10 $50
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Viettel, Vinafone Telcel, Movistar
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Grab Uber
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread 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. Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 107 options on HappyCow 279 listings on Happy Cow