Da Nang vs Panama City

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Panama City ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Population 1,125,316 880,691
Official language(s) Vietnamese Spanish
Level of English Low Low
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Tocumen International Airport (PTY)
Most common months to visit February - May December - April
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) PAB - Panamanian Balboa (B/.)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted almost everywhere but not in smaller shops.
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $959 $2359
Rent $316 $1036
Groceries $161 $236
Dining out $128 $371
Cafe $35 $43
Coworking space $88 $157
Mobile internet $4 $21
Public transportation $15 $12
Taxis $15 $48
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $0
Sport and cultural events $6 $35
Museums and sights $2 $9
Nightlife $74 $117
Gym $34 $37
Yoga $71 $163
Massage $10 $75
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Claro, Movistar
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 10% in restaurants, round up elsewhere
Taxi apps Grab Uber, Tu Chofer
Tap water 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. Latin American. Emphasis on rice, beans, coconut, and local fruits and vegetables. Pork and beef are regularly used and influence from the islands gives seafood dishes a prominent spot in Panamanian cuisine.
Local food specialities Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Sancocho de gallina, carimanola, empanadas, tamales panameรฑos, tostones, ropa vieja
Eat like a local Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Fondas (roadside stalls), smaller local restaurants, local markets, food trucks
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 7 options on HappyCow