Da Nang vs Istanbul vs Seoul vs Ubud

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Istanbul ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท
Seoul ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
Ubud ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
Population 1,125,316 15,520,000 9,963,452 112,490
Official language(s) Vietnamese Turkish Korean Indonesian and Balinese
Level of English Low Low Moderate Low
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Istanbul Airport (IST) Incheon International Airport (ICN) Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPA)
Most common months to visit February - May April - June, September and October March - May, September - November May - October
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) TRY - Turkish Lira (โ‚บ) KRW - South Korean won (โ‚ฉ) IDR - Indonesian Rupiah (Rp)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted in most places Accepted everywhere Accepted in some places
Remote worker visa No No No Yes
Average monthly costs $984 $1308 $2426 $1432
Rent $325 $703 $885 $691
Groceries $165 $88 $396 $158
Dining out $132 $161 $234 $10
Cafe $36 $36 $77 $29
Coworking space $90 $98 $247 $111
Mobile internet $4 $6 $44 $3
Public transportation $16 $12 $45 $56
Taxis $16 $12 $45 $14
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $5 $15 $35
Sport and cultural events $6 $22 $43 $15
Museums and sights $2 $30 $7 $9
Nightlife $76 $43 $103 $124
Gym $35 $19 $77 $76
Yoga $73 $46 $124 $91
Massage $10 $29 $83 $11
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Turkcell, Turk Telekom KT, SK Telecom, LG Uplus Telkomsel, XL Axiata
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes Tip 5-10% in restaurants, cafรฉs and bars Not customary or expected Tip 5 - 10% in restaurants if service charge is not included in the bill
Taxi apps Grab BiTaksi Uber, Kakao Grab, GoJek
Tap water Not drinkable 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 fusion of cultures creates diverse dishes with bulgur, koftes, stews, eggplants and fish Emphasis on rice, vegetables, spices and meats. Main dishes are coupled with diverse side dishes and desserts. Strong driking culture. Balinese foods revolve on the complex flavors from certain ingredients like fresh vegetables, meat, coconut milk, and time-tested spices mixture.
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 Kimchi, bulgogi, chap chae, mandu, sam gae tang, bossam Satay, nasi goreng, gado-gado, martabak, bubur sumsum
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 Smaller, local eateries (sikdang), street stalls and local markets Warung for authentic babi guling and bebek betutu, cafes for kopi luwak, street stalls for pisang goreng, nasi campur, and sate lilit
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 59 listings on Happy Cow 57 options on Happy Cow 255 listings on Happy Cow