Berlin vs Hanoi

Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Hanoi ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Population 3,400,000 8,053,663
Official language(s) German Vietnamese
Level of English Very high Moderate
Main airport Berlin Tegel (TXL) Nแป™i Bร i International Airport (HAN)
Most common months to visit May - September January, February, October - December
Currency EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places but cash often preferred Accepted in some places. Cash often preferred.
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2530 $1183
Rent $1080 $510
Groceries $216 $153
Dining out $312 $136
Cafe $66 $39
Coworking space $200 $73
Mobile internet $26 $4
Public transportation $101 $20
Taxis $67 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $19 $0
Sport and cultural events $73 $3
Museums and sights $42 $4
Nightlife $72 $90
Gym $76 $58
Yoga $114 $58
Massage $65 $21
SIM card options Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone Viettel, Mobifone
Tipping Round up for restaurants, not common for bars and services Not required but appreciated, especially in taxis, restaurants and bars. Round up or add 10%.
Taxi apps Mytaxi, Uber Grab, GoViet
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Heavy and hearty meals with plenty of meat, potatoes and bread A mix of French, Southeast Asian and Chinese with lots of fresh herbs and spices. Northern Vietnam cuisine includes a lot of fish and noodles.
Local food specialities Currywurst, spรคtzle, kรถnigsberger klopse, schnitzel, eisbein, doner kebab, pretzels Pho, cha ca, Vietnamese coffee, pastries and breads
Eat like a local Brew pubs, cafes, bars, deli shops Noodle Houses, Bakeries, Coffee and Tea Houses, street food
Vegetarian / vegan options 844 listings on Happy Cow 104 listings on Happy Cow