Bucharest vs Da Nang vs Porto

Bucharest ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 1,830,000 1,125,316 237,559
Official language(s) Romanian Vietnamese Portuguese
Level of English High Low Very High
Main airport Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit April - October February - May May - September
Currency RON - Romanian Leu (L) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1351 $959 $1759
Rent $615 $316 $717
Groceries $114 $161 $148
Dining out $165 $128 $280
Cafe $38 $35 $45
Coworking space $133 $88 $96
Mobile internet $7 $4 $21
Public transportation $21 $15 $95
Taxis $9 $15 $25
Shared bicycles and scooters $25 $0 $10
Sport and cultural events $29 $6 $45
Museums and sights $29 $2 $24
Nightlife $45 $74 $66
Gym $30 $34 $56
Yoga $59 $71 $82
Massage $31 $10 $48
SIM card options Vodafone, Orange Viettel, Vinafone Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 5% - 10% at restaurants, 5% - 10% tip for services is appreciated but not expected, round up for taxis 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Star Taxi, Uber Grab Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Wide range of meat and fish dishes, soups, salads and cheeses influenced by German, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek and Ukrainian cuisine. 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 variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Sarmale, mฤƒmฤƒligฤƒ, mici, ciolan cu fasole, ciorbฤƒ de burtฤƒ, covrig, papanasi Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Set lunch menus, cafe terraces, cofeterias Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 33 listings on Happy Cow 107 options on HappyCow 46 options on Happy Cow