Buenos Aires vs Da Nang vs Porto

Buenos Aires ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท
Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 2,900,000 1,125,316 237,559
Official language(s) Spanish Vietnamese Portuguese
Level of English High Low Very High
Main airport Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit September - December February - May May - September
Currency ARS - Argentine Peso ($) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted everywhere. (ID required!) Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $1698 $984 $1991
Rent $1085 $325 $812
Groceries $125 $165 $168
Dining out $156 $132 $317
Cafe $32 $36 $51
Coworking space $122 $90 $109
Mobile internet $15 $4 $24
Public transportation $11 $16 $108
Taxis $12 $16 $28
Shared bicycles and scooters $18 $0 $12
Sport and cultural events $31 $6 $51
Museums and sights $5 $2 $27
Nightlife $30 $76 $74
Gym $19 $35 $64
Yoga $24 $73 $93
Massage $13 $10 $54
SIM card options Movistar, Claro, Personal Viettel, Vinafone Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 10% at restaurants and cafรฉs is common, not common at bars 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only) Grab Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Argentinian style with an emphasis on red meats, pastries, and Italian-inspired options 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 variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Asado, empanadas (Argentinian style), locro, milanesa napolitana, facturas and alfajores Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Local restaurants serving asados grill-to-dish (Parrillas), markets (San Telmo, Recoleta) and local cafรฉs for matรฉ and facturas Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 79 options on Happy Cow 107 options on HappyCow 46 options on Happy Cow