Bogota vs Da Nang vs Istanbul

Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Istanbul ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 10,978,360 1,125,316 15,520,000
Official language(s) Spanish Vietnamese Turkish
Level of English Low Low Low
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Istanbul Airport (IST)
Most common months to visit January - March, December February - May April - June, September and October
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) TRY - Turkish Lira (โ‚บ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted in most places
Remote worker visa No No No
Average monthly costs $1097 $959 $659
Rent $480 $316 $354
Groceries $82 $161 $44
Dining out $174 $128 $81
Cafe $22 $35 $18
Coworking space $77 $88 $49
Mobile internet $11 $4 $3
Public transportation $23 $15 $6
Taxis $28 $15 $6
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $0 $2
Sport and cultural events $22 $6 $11
Museums and sights $7 $2 $15
Nightlife $46 $74 $22
Gym $15 $34 $9
Yoga $57 $71 $23
Massage $37 $10 $15
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Viettel, Vinafone Turkcell, Turk Telekom
Tipping 10% service included in all bills, not required or expected at bars without table service 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes Tip 5-10% in restaurants, cafรฉs and bars
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify Grab BiTaksi
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not 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. 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. A fusion of cultures creates diverse dishes with bulgur, koftes, stews, eggplants and fish
Local food specialities Arepas, ajiaco santaferense, buรฑuelos, patacones, tรฉ de coca, changua Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Dรถner, ฤฐรงli Kรถfte, Dondurma, Karnฤฑyarฤฑk, Turkish delight
Eat like a local Local family restaurants and those from other regions. Menรบ del dรญa. Community markets and sports bars. Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Traditional breakfasts, street stalls for simit, lahmacun and kokorec, Turkish coffee
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 107 options on HappyCow 59 listings on Happy Cow