Articles by alexchester

About alexchester (80 Articles)
Alex Chester is an economist currently working on a few projects in Australia.

The Future Of Shopping And How To Embrace It

Roughly every 50 years, the retail industry faces a major upset as a paradigm shift occurs. Over a century ago, the advent of the railroad fueled the rise of big cities, and suburban living locations. Specialised retail stalls saw their dawn as retailers sought to make shopping more personal and [...Read More]

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Airbnb Tricks for the Cost-Conscious Traveler

Whether you are escaping for the weekend or planning a month long excursion, Airbnb has revolutionized the way people travel. The company, founded in 2008 is a unique online community marketplace for posting, finding, and booking lodging arrangements around the globe. The company already has a wide [...Read More]

May 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dubrovnik, the Great Adriatic Pearl

Dubrovnik, commonly referred to as „The Pearl of the Adriatic“ is a coastal town off the coast of Croatia. It is an ancient town with important gothic and renaissance architecture and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. As Irish writer, Bernard Shaw once said you couldn’t say you [...Read More]

May 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

How to Finance Your Next Trip

Everybody grows up with the dream of seeing the world, or at least as much of it as possible. But, unless you were blessed with some serious financial backing, making this dream come true will take a little bit of intelligence and effort on your part. If you have your heart set on exploring the [...Read More]

January 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Funny Facts about Cats that you didn’t know

Who does not find funny cats adorable? While they do not try hard to entertain their owners, whatever they do turn out to be quite enjoyable to watch. Cats are more than cute balls of fur that we want to cuddle with; they are quite smart and quick. If you have had a cat at home for a while, you [...Read More]

January 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Pearls Of The Mediterranean

Mediterranean – the cradle of Western civilization. From ancient Egyptian coastal towns near the estuary of Nile and Greek colonies scattered all over the coast to medieval walled cities and independent city-states that rose to a level of colonial powers and finally to modern ports that [...Read More]

January 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Quick Guide To Finding A Job Abroad

Statistics show that over 320 million people are currently living away from their countries of birth, a number that is roughly 3.4% of the total population of the world. In developed countries such as Australia, USA and Canada, immigrants and expatriates make up to about 10% of the population. [...Read More]

December 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Study-Time Management Essentials

“Time is what we want most, but also what we spend most”. Very well put by William Penn an American entrepreneur and philosopher. We humans, beg and plead for more time, but asked how we would have it spent; we often fall short of answers. Time management is paramount to success in every aspect [...Read More]

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Listen Up! How to Get Kids to Listen to You

Perhaps the most common question of every parent in the world is: “How to make kids listen to me?” Many of them have tried everything, but it doesn’t always work. It’s even harder for single moms who have to take care of their kids all by themselves. This gets even harder when we have two [...Read More]

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Quick Tips to Make Your Home More Green

A lot of focus has been placed on environmental awareness lately, and how we can improve our world by living “green”. But aside from the basics that most of us know about – recycling, using public transportation instead of cars, and that sort of thing – many people wonder [...Read More]

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments