Bogota vs Da Nang vs Panama City vs Ubud

Bogota ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Panama City ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 10,978,360 1,125,316 880,691 112,490
Official language(s) Spanish Vietnamese Spanish Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low Low Low
Main airport El Dorado International Airport (BOG) Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Tocumen International Airport (PTY) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit January - March, December February - May December - April May - October
Currency COP - Colombian Peso ($) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops. Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $1203 $975 $2367 $1410
Rent $527 $322 $1040 $680
Groceries $90 $163 $236 $155
Dining out $190 $131 $373 $10
Cafe $24 $35 $43 $29
Coworking space $85 $89 $157 $109
Mobile internet $13 $4 $21 $3
Public transportation $25 $16 $12 $55
Taxis $30 $16 $48 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $0 $0 $35
Sport and cultural events $24 $6 $35 $14
Museums and sights $8 $2 $9 $9
Nightlife $51 $75 $117 $122
Gym $16 $34 $37 $75
Yoga $62 $72 $163 $90
Massage $41 $10 $75 $10
SIM card options Tigo, Movistar, Claro Viettel, Vinafone Claro, Movistar Telkomsel, XL Axiata
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 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Uber, Cabify Grab Uber, Tu Chofer Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable 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. Latin American. Emphasis on rice, beans, coconut, and local fruits and vegetables. Pork and beef are regularly used and influence from the islands gives seafood dishes a prominent spot in Panamanian cuisine. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
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 Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameรฑos, tostones, ropa vieja Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
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 Fondas (roadside stalls), smaller local restaurants, local markets, food trucks Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 options on Happy Cow 107 options on HappyCow 7 options on HappyCow 255 listings on Happy Cow