Da Nang vs Sofia

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Sofia ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ
Population 1,125,316 1,270,169
Official language(s) Vietnamese Bulgarian
Level of English Low High
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Sofia International Airport (SOF)
Most common months to visit February - May April-June, September-October
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) BGN - Bulgarian Lev (ะปะฒ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No No
Average monthly costs $984 $1430
Rent $325 $629
Groceries $165 $11
Dining out $132 $252
Cafe $36 $30
Coworking space $90 $155
Mobile internet $4 $11
Public transportation $16 $33
Taxis $16 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $44
Sport and cultural events $6 $20
Museums and sights $2 $13
Nightlife $76 $91
Gym $35 $25
Yoga $73 $69
Massage $10 $33
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone A1, Telenor, Vivacom
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 10% in restaurants, 1-2 BGN at bars and cafรฉs
Taxi apps Grab TaxiMe, TaxiStars
Tap water 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. 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 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 Taverns, local BBQ restaurants, local markets and smaller eateries in residential and university areas.
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 20 options on HappyCow