Da Nang vs Istanbul vs Mexico City

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Istanbul ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 1,125,316 15,520,000 8,850,000
Official language(s) Vietnamese Turkish Spanish
Level of English Low Low Moderate
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Istanbul Airport (IST) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit February - May April - June, September and October March - May, October, November
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) TRY - Turkish Lira (โ‚บ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted in most places Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $982 $803 $1777
Rent $324 $432 $740
Groceries $164 $54 $267
Dining out $131 $99 $174
Cafe $36 $22 $47
Coworking space $90 $60 $151
Mobile internet $4 $4 $23
Public transportation $16 $8 $10
Taxis $16 $7 $8
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $3 $23
Sport and cultural events $6 $13 $77
Museums and sights $2 $18 $19
Nightlife $76 $26 $61
Gym $35 $11 $66
Yoga $73 $28 $62
Massage $10 $18 $48
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Turkcell, Turk Telekom Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes Tip 5-10% in restaurants, cafรฉs and bars 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps Grab BiTaksi Uber
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable
Overall 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 fusion of cultures creates diverse dishes with bulgur, koftes, stews, eggplants and fish Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese
Local food specialities Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Dรถner, ฤฐรงli Kรถfte, Dondurma, Karnฤฑyarฤฑk, Turkish delight Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
Eat like a local Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Traditional breakfasts, street stalls for simit, lahmacun and kokorec, Turkish coffee Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 59 listings on Happy Cow 279 listings on Happy Cow