Hanoi vs Porto

Hanoi ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
Porto ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น
Population 8,053,663 237,559
Official language(s) Vietnamese Portuguese
Level of English Moderate Very High
Main airport Nแป™i Bร i International Airport (HAN) Francisco Sรก Carneiro International Airport (OPO)
Most common months to visit January, February, October - December May - September
Currency VND - Vietnamese Dong (โ‚ซ) EUR - Euro (โ‚ฌ)
Credit cards Accepted in some places. Cash often preferred. Accepted everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $1197 $1991
Rent $516 $812
Groceries $155 $168
Dining out $137 $317
Cafe $40 $51
Coworking space $74 $109
Mobile internet $4 $24
Public transportation $20 $108
Taxis $14 $28
Shared bicycles and scooters $0 $12
Sport and cultural events $3 $51
Museums and sights $4 $27
Nightlife $91 $74
Gym $59 $64
Yoga $59 $93
Massage $21 $54
SIM card options Viettel, Mobifone Vodafone, MEO, NOS
Tipping Not required but appreciated, especially in taxis, restaurants and bars. Round up or add 10%. 5-10% at restaurants if happy with service, not expected at cafes or bars
Taxi apps Grab, GoViet Uber, MyTaxi, Cabify
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. A variety of meats often mixed with fresh legumes and vegetables. Emphasis on rich seafood dishes and creamy desserts.
Local food specialities Pho, cha ca, Vietnamese coffee, pastries and breads Bacalhau, Alheira de Mirandela, Francesinha, queido da serra da estrela, tripas a moda do Oporto, pasteis de chaves, tarte de amendoa
Eat like a local Noodle Houses, Bakeries, Coffee and Tea Houses, street food Local taverns, terraces, markets, tascas, churrascarias and local sports bars
Vegetarian / vegan options 104 listings on Happy Cow 46 options on Happy Cow