Budapest vs Da Nang vs Hanoi

Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Hanoi ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Population 1,768,073 1,125,316 8,053,663
Official language(s) Hungarian Vietnamese Vietnamese
Level of English High Low Moderate
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Nแป™i Bร i International Airport (HAN)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November February - May January, February, October - December
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted in some places. Cash often preferred.
Remote worker visa No No No
Average monthly costs $1596 $970 $1180
Rent $648 $320 $509
Groceries $140 $162 $153
Dining out $263 $130 $135
Cafe $38 $35 $39
Coworking space $156 $89 $73
Mobile internet $11 $4 $4
Public transportation $47 $16 $20
Taxis $35 $15 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $17 $0 $0
Sport and cultural events $31 $6 $3
Museums and sights $9 $2 $4
Nightlife $55 $75 $90
Gym $48 $34 $58
Yoga $62 $72 $58
Massage $33 $10 $21
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Viettel, Vinafone Viettel, Mobifone
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes Not required but appreciated, especially in taxis, restaurants and bars. Round up or add 10%.
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Grab Grab, GoViet
Tap water Drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Magyar cuisine makes extensive use of creams, cheeses and sauces primarily in beef, chicken and pork dishes, mixed with seasonal vegetables, fruits and rich desserts. 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 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 Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Fล‘zelรฉk, Somloi Galuska, Pรถrkรถlt and Paprikรกs, Kรผrtรถs Kalรกcs, Hungarian Lecsรณ, Lรกngos Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Pho, cha ca, Vietnamese coffee, pastries and breads
Eat like a local Local markets, cafรฉs, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Noodle Houses, Bakeries, Coffee and Tea Houses, street food
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 107 options on HappyCow 104 listings on Happy Cow