Da Nang vs Hanoi vs Porto

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
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Population 1,125,316 8,053,663 237,559
Official language(s) Vietnamese Vietnamese Portuguese
Level of English Low Moderate Very High
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Nแป™i Bร i International Airport (HAN) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit February - May January, February, October - December May - September
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted in some places. Cash often preferred. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $984 $1197 $1991
Rent $325 $516 $812
Groceries $165 $155 $168
Dining out $132 $137 $317
Cafe $36 $40 $51
Coworking space $90 $74 $109
Mobile internet $4 $4 $24
Public transportation $16 $20 $108
Taxis $16 $14 $28
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $0 $12
Sport and cultural events $6 $3 $51
Museums and sights $2 $4 $27
Nightlife $76 $91 $74
Gym $35 $59 $64
Yoga $73 $59 $93
Massage $10 $21 $54
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Viettel, Mobifone Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes Not required but appreciated, especially in taxis, restaurants and bars. Round up or add 10%. 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Grab Grab, GoViet Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
Tap water Not drinkable Not 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. A mix of French, Southeast Asian and Chinese with lots of fresh herbs and spices. Northern Vietnam cuisine includes a lot of fish and noodles. A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Pho, cha ca, Vietnamese coffee, pastries and breads 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 Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Noodle Houses, Bakeries, Coffee and Tea Houses, street food Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 104 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow