Budapest vs Da Nang vs Mexico City

Budapest 🇭🇺
Da Nang 🇻🇳
Mexico City 🇲🇽
Population 1,768,073 1,125,316 8,850,000
Official language(s) Hungarian Vietnamese Spanish
Level of English High Low Moderate
Main airport Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit March - June, September - November February - May March - May, October, November
Currency HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft) VND - Vietnamese Dong (₫) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere, cash needed for small shops Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1470 $982 $1777
Rent $597 $324 $740
Groceries $129 $164 $267
Dining out $242 $131 $174
Cafe $35 $36 $47
Coworking space $144 $90 $151
Mobile internet $11 $4 $23
Public transportation $43 $16 $10
Taxis $33 $16 $8
Shared bicycles and scooters $16 $0 $23
Sport and cultural events $29 $6 $77
Museums and sights $9 $2 $19
Nightlife $51 $76 $61
Gym $45 $35 $66
Yoga $57 $73 $62
Massage $31 $10 $48
SIM card options Vodafone, Telenor Viettel, Vinafone Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 10 - 15% at restaurants and bars 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps Bolt, Fotaxi Grab Uber
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. Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese
Local food specialities Goulash, Fisherman's soup, Főzelék, Somloi Galuska, Pörkölt and Paprikás, Kürtös Kalács, Hungarian Lecsó, Lángos Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
Eat like a local Local markets, cafés, taverns, street food, traditional restaurants Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Markets, food stalls, menú del día (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 47 options on HappyCow 107 options on HappyCow 279 listings on Happy Cow