Da Nang vs Istanbul vs Rio de Janeiro

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Istanbul ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท
Rio de Janeiro ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท
Population 1,125,316 15,520,000 6,718,903
Official language(s) Vietnamese Turkish Portuguese
Level of English Low Low Low
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Istanbul Airport (IST) Galeรฃo International Airport
Most common months to visit February - May April - June, September and October January - March, December
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) TRY - Turkish Lira (โ‚บ) BRL - Brazilian Real (R$)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted in most places Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No No
Average monthly costs $959 $659 $1833
Rent $316 $354 $1066
Groceries $161 $44 $95
Dining out $128 $81 $210
Cafe $35 $18 $25
Coworking space $88 $49 $130
Mobile internet $4 $3 $7
Public transportation $15 $6 $33
Taxis $15 $6 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $2 $16
Sport and cultural events $6 $11 $55
Museums and sights $2 $15 $26
Nightlife $74 $22 $54
Gym $34 $9 $31
Yoga $71 $23 $40
Massage $10 $15 $32
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Turkcell, Turk Telekom Tim, Claro, Vivo
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes Tip 5-10% in restaurants, cafรฉs and bars 10% usually included in restaurants, 10% at bars and cafes with table service is common
Taxi apps Grab BiTaksi Easy Taxi, 99 Taxi, Uber
Tap water Not drinkable 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. A fusion of cultures creates diverse dishes with bulgur, koftes, stews, eggplants and fish Emphasis on rice, beans, pork and beef with a variety of root vegetables and fresh fruits. Fresh seafood is also very common.
Local food specialities Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Dรถner, ฤฐรงli Kรถfte, Dondurma, Karnฤฑyarฤฑk, Turkish delight Feijoada, bolinho de bacalhau, fried sardines, caldo verde, pao de queijo and brigadeiros.
Eat like a local Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Traditional breakfasts, street stalls for simit, lahmacun and kokorec, Turkish coffee The "snack capital" of Brazil, Rio is a perfect place to try street food as well as the wide varieties of small, traditional eateries and churrascarias easily found across the city.
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 59 listings on Happy Cow 54 options on Happy Cow