Da Nang vs Medellin vs Mexico City

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Population 1,125,316 2,427,000 8,850,000
Official language(s) Vietnamese Spanish Spanish
Level of English Low Low Moderate
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE) Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Most common months to visit February - May January - April, December March - May, October, November
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) COP - Colombian Peso ($) MXN - Mexican Peso ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted in some places Widely accepted (less with AMEX)
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $982 $1381 $1779
Rent $324 $782 $741
Groceries $164 $93 $268
Dining out $131 $140 $174
Cafe $36 $19 $47
Coworking space $90 $103 $152
Mobile internet $4 $17 $23
Public transportation $16 $22 $10
Taxis $16 $15 $8
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $0 $23
Sport and cultural events $6 $8 $77
Museums and sights $2 $9 $19
Nightlife $76 $78 $61
Gym $35 $16 $66
Yoga $73 $57 $62
Massage $10 $22 $48
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Claro, Tigo Telcel, Movistar
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes Tip 10% in restaurants 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services
Taxi apps Grab EasyTaxi 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 blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats 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 Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas
Eat like a local Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus)
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 153 listings on Happy Cow 279 listings on Happy Cow