Hanoi vs Valencia

Hanoi ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 8,053,663 834,000
Official language(s) Vietnamese Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Moderate Moderate
Main airport Nแป™i Bร i International Airport (HAN) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit January, February, October - December March - June, September, October
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash often preferred. Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1167 $1976
Rent $503 $869
Groceries $151 $146
Dining out $134 $292
Cafe $39 $42
Coworking space $72 $152
Mobile internet $4 $16
Public transportation $20 $38
Taxis $13 $42
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $30
Sport and cultural events $3 $73
Museums and sights $4 $44
Nightlife $89 $66
Gym $57 $34
Yoga $57 $87
Massage $21 $45
SIM card options Viettel, Mobifone Vodafone, Orange
Tipping Not required but appreciated, especially in taxis, restaurants and bars. Round up or add 10%. Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Grab, GoViet Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine 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. Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Pho, cha ca, Vietnamese coffee, pastries and breads Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Noodle Houses, Bakeries, Coffee and Tea Houses, street food Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 listings on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow