Bogota vs Bucharest vs Hanoi vs Seoul

Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Hanoi ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 10,978,360 1,830,000 8,053,663 9,963,452
Official language(s) Spanish Romanian Vietnamese Korean
Level of English Low High Moderate Moderate
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Nแป™i Bร i International Airport (HAN) Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Most common months to visit January - March, December April - October January, February, October - December March - May, September - November
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) RON - Romanian Leu (L) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places. Cash often preferred. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No No No
Average monthly costs $1071 $1330 $1164 $2188
Rent $469 $605 $502 $798
Groceries $80 $112 $151 $357
Dining out $170 $162 $133 $211
Cafe $21 $37 $38 $69
Coworking space $75 $131 $72 $223
Mobile internet $11 $7 $4 $40
Public transportation $22 $21 $20 $40
Taxis $27 $9 $13 $41
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $25 $0 $13
Sport and cultural events $22 $28 $3 $39
Museums and sights $7 $29 $4 $6
Nightlife $45 $45 $89 $93
Gym $14 $30 $57 $69
Yoga $55 $58 $57 $112
Massage $36 $31 $21 $75
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Vodafone, Orange Viettel, Mobifone KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis Not required but appreciated, especially in taxis, restaurants and bars. Round up or add 10%. Not customary or expected
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify Star Taxi, Uber Grab, GoViet Uber, Kakao
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine 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. Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian cuisine. 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. Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture.
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Pho, cha ca, Vietnamese coffee, pastries and breads Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Noodle Houses, Bakeries, Coffee and Tea Houses, street food Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 33 listings on Happy Cow 104 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow