Da Nang vs Porto vs Sofia

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Sofia ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Population 1,125,316 237,559 1,270,169
Official language(s) Vietnamese Portuguese Bulgarian
Level of English Low Very High High
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO) Sofia International Airport (SOF)
Most common months to visit February - May May - September April-June, September-October
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) BGN - Bulgarian Lev (ะปะฒ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted everywhere Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes No
Average monthly costs $984 $1991 $1462
Rent $325 $812 $643
Groceries $165 $168 $11
Dining out $132 $317 $258
Cafe $36 $51 $31
Coworking space $90 $109 $158
Mobile internet $4 $24 $11
Public transportation $16 $108 $34
Taxis $16 $28 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $12 $45
Sport and cultural events $6 $51 $21
Museums and sights $2 $27 $13
Nightlife $76 $74 $93
Gym $35 $64 $26
Yoga $73 $93 $70
Massage $10 $54 $33
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Vodafone, MEO, NOS A1, Telenor, Vivacom
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars 10% in restaurants, 1-2 BGN at bars and cafรฉs
Taxi apps Grab Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify TaxiMe, TaxiStars
Tap water Not drinkable 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. A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts. Vegetables and mild spices are often mixed with dairy products to create rich chicken and pork products. Seafood dishes also popular in some regions of the country, making them popular in the capital.
Local food specialities 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 Kebapche, Bulgarian musaka, lyutenitsa, shkember chorba, kyufte, kavarma, banitsa and tarator
Eat like a local Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars Taverns, local BBQ restaurants, local markets and smaller eateries in residential and university areas.
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 46 options on Happy Cow 20 options on HappyCow