Da Nang vs Medellin vs Porto

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Medellin ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 1,125,316 2,427,000 237,559
Official language(s) Vietnamese Spanish Portuguese
Level of English Low Low Very High
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Josรฉ Marรญa Cรณrdova International Airport (MDE) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit February - May January - April, December May - September
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) COP - Colombian Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted in some places Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes
Average monthly costs $984 $1418 $1991
Rent $325 $802 $812
Groceries $165 $95 $168
Dining out $132 $143 $317
Cafe $36 $20 $51
Coworking space $90 $105 $109
Mobile internet $4 $17 $24
Public transportation $16 $23 $108
Taxis $16 $15 $28
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $0 $12
Sport and cultural events $6 $8 $51
Museums and sights $2 $9 $27
Nightlife $76 $80 $74
Gym $35 $17 $64
Yoga $73 $59 $93
Massage $10 $22 $54
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Claro, Tigo Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes Tip 10% in restaurants 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Grab EasyTaxi 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 blend of indigenous and European traditions with rice, maize, cassava, assorted legumes, and meats 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 Bandeja paisa, ajiaco, mondongo, empanada, and arepa 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 Street stalls for empanada and arepa with cheese, restaurants for traditional Colombian food Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 153 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow