Da Nang vs Larnaca vs Mexico City vs Valencia

Da Nang ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Larnaca ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ
Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ
Valencia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
Population 1,125,316 144,900 8,850,000 834,000
Official language(s) Vietnamese Greek Spanish Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Low High Moderate Moderate
Main airport Da Nang International Airport (DAD) Larnaca International Airport (LCA) Mexico City International Airport (MEX) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit February - May March - May, October - December March - May, October, November March - June, September, October
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ) MXN - Mexican Peso ($) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash also needed. Accepted everywhere Widely accepted (less with AMEX) Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No No Yes Yes
Average monthly costs $986 $2120 $1844 $2138
Rent $325 $734 $768 $941
Groceries $165 $169 $278 $158
Dining out $132 $282 $180 $316
Cafe $36 $61 $49 $45
Coworking space $90 $226 $157 $165
Mobile internet $4 $38 $24 $17
Public transportation $16 $68 $11 $41
Taxis $16 $45 $9 $45
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $49 $23 $33
Sport and cultural events $6 $30 $80 $79
Museums and sights $2 $9 $19 $47
Nightlife $76 $119 $63 $71
Gym $35 $116 $68 $37
Yoga $73 $114 $65 $94
Massage $10 $59 $50 $49
SIM card options Viettel, Vinafone Primetel, Cytamobile-Vodafone and Epic/MTN Telcel, Movistar Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 5-15% in restaurants, round up at bars and cafes 10% usually added and expected at restaurants, round up at bars 10-15% for restaurants, bars and services Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Grab nTaxi Uber Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Not drinkable Not drinkable Not drinkable 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. Mediterranean style with emphasis on seafood, meats, olives, cheesed and traditional sauces. Some food with Middle Eastern influences as well.. Corn, beans, tortillas and chili peppers typically alongside meat and cheese Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Chao Tom, Bahn Xeo, Goi Cuon, Bun Thit Nuong, Bahn Cuon, Mi Quang, Bun nam, Bun cha ca Souvlaki, sheftalia, kleftiko, stifado, halloumi, koukepia and moussaka Enchiladas, torta de chilaquiles, esquites, quesadillas, tlacoyos, tacos, tostadas Paella, fideuร , esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Smaller, local restaurants, roadside eateries, street food stalls and local markets Opt for smaller, outside eateries and taverns serving traditional foods. Fast food kebab shops and falafel bars offer authentic options, too. Markets, food stalls, menรบ del dรญa (cheap set lunch menus) Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 107 options on HappyCow 14 options on HappyCow, but non-meat Mediterranean/Middle Eastern options are always available 279 listings on Happy Cow 98 listings on Happy Cow