Da Nang vs Lisbon vs New York City

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
New York City ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 1,125,316 517,000 8,323,340
Official language(s) Vietnamese Portuguese English (de facto)
Level of English Low Very high Very high
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Humberto Delgado Airport (LIS) John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Most common months to visit February - May March - May, September, October April - June, September - November
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) USD - US Dollar ($)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted almost everywhere (less for AMEX) Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes No
Average monthly costs $957 $1946 $5431
Rent $316 $947 $2891
Groceries $160 $133 $383
Dining out $128 $266 $656
Cafe $35 $36 $72
Coworking space $87 $161 $326
Mobile internet $4 $24 $45
Public transportation $15 $61 $220
Taxis $15 $27 $78
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $17 $30
Sport and cultural events $6 $29 $100
Museums and sights $2 $24 $74
Nightlife $74 $46 $195
Gym $34 $63 $55
Yoga $71 $63 $197
Massage $10 $49 $109
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Vodafone AT&T, Verizon
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 5-10% for restaurants, not common at bars 15-20% at restaurants, 1 USD per drink at bars
Taxi apps Grab Uber, FreeNow Uber, Lyft
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable 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. Fresh seafood, meats, soup, sausages and famous pastries American. Emphasis on comfort and fast food, with some good seafood dishes. Influence from other regions of the US, North America and the world make NYC a cosmopolitan and international cuisine hub that is incredibly diverse.
Local food specialities Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Bacalhau ร  bras, sardinhas, petiscos, leitรฃo, polvo ร  lagareiro, pasteis de nata, bifana Pizza, clam chowder, bagels, corned beef, pastrami, cheesecake, hot dogs, and hundred of other international food options.
Eat like a local Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Tascas, snack bars, seafood restaurants Delis, local pizza shops, street food stalls and food trucks, food markets, local bakeries and smaller, authentic international cuisine restaurants
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 401 listings on Happy Cow 309 options on HappyCow