Local drivers often do not have good knowledge of traffic rules, so even if you cross a street in the right place, you should be very careful.
Prices for local taxi can be called the highest ones in Greece without any exaggeration. If the driver cannot provide you with an exact price for the ride and requests more than 30 euros, it is better to reject such offer.
Athens is very calm city, so you can walk safely on the main streets of the city even late at night. Many institutions work around the clock, so you should not deny yourself the pleasure of enjoying the city nightlife.
Taxi drivers, waiters and hotel employees must be rewarded for the services they provide. The usual size of tips in cafes and restaurants is 10-15% of the total amount.
Athens is a true paradise for smokers. You can smoke virtually everywhere in this city, and you will really need much time to find signs that prohibit smoking.
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