Barbados vs Da Nang

Barbados 🇧🇧
Da Nang 🇻🇳
Population 110,000 1,125,316
Official language(s) English, Bajan Creole Vietnamese
Level of English Very high Low
Main airport Bridgetown/Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) Da Nang International Airport (DAD)
Most common months to visit November - May February - May
Currency BBD - Barbadian dollar ($) VND - Vietnamese Dong (₫)
Credit cards Accepted in some places, cash also needed for smaller businesses Accepted in some places. Cash also needed.
Remote worker visa Yes No
Average monthly costs $2702 $959
Rent $1054 $316
Groceries $234 $161
Dining out $345 $128
Cafe $75 $35
Coworking space $321 $88
Mobile internet $49 $4
Public transportation $35 $15
Taxis $106 $15
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $0
Sport and cultural events $37 $6
Museums and sights $36 $2
Nightlife $96 $74
Gym $86 $34
Yoga $130 $71
Massage $99 $10
SIM card options Digicel Viettel, Vinafone
Tipping 10 - 15% usually included in restaurants, add 10 - 15% at bars 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes
Taxi apps None available Grab
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall cuisine Bajan cuisine features an eclectic mix of European, Asian, and Caribbean styles resulting in bold, tasty and crunchy meat or fish dishes with lots of spices, lime juice, thyme and salads laden with local vegetables and hot side dishes. 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.
Local food specialities Cou-cou and flying fish, fish cakes, cutters, pudding and souse, macaroni pie, conkies, Bajan black cake, sea eggs Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca
Eat like a local Food trucks, pubs, seaside street food, roadside carts, local seafood restaurants, smaller traditional restaurants and rum shops Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets
Vegetarian / vegan options 14 options on HappyCow 107 options on HappyCow