Day: September 2, 2020

Items That Sell on eBay, Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace

As cases of COVID-19 spread across the nation in the spring, Bob Moulton decided it was best to close his business, National Pawn, to walk-in sales. Although pawnshops were deemed essential in North Carolina and could remain open, Moulton didn’t want to risk the health of customers or employees at his 19 locations.

However, he also didn’t want to lay off any workers, so he had employees start listing items for sale on sites such as the Facebook Marketplace. Items that were sold were then delivered to customers via curbside pickup.

“We actually found it to be very successful,” Moulton says. “It amazed me the amount of disposable income that our customers had.”

When it comes to selling online, three names stand out: eBay, Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace. While eBay made a name for itself as an online auction site, the latter two serve as local classified ads. Today, people

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Tel Aviv coronavirus hotel gets five stars from recent guest

“I had a first-class coronavirus experience,” said Marion Fischel, a journalist who recently spent 10 days in quarantine in a coronavirus hotel in Tel Aviv after returning from a trip abroad.Fischel, who used to write for The Jerusalem Post, was sent to the Metropolitan, a coronavirus hotel in Tel Aviv after returning to Israel from a brief stay in Athens and several months in Spain. She had been visiting Madrid to research a book on Jewish sites in that city in early March when suddenly it became impossible to return to Israel, due to the high rate of infection in Spain. After a few months, she found her way back and was pleasantly surprised by the reception that she received upon her return.“It was a five-star stay,” she said of her time in the Metropolitan. “The staff was so nice and so generous.”She was enthusiastic about the location of the
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‘Life is a delicate thing’ Man escapes the rat race to travel around the world on his motorcycle

A man has spent the last five years travelling the world on his motorcycle, sleeping beneath the stars and living off his savings.

Paolo Cattaneo has biked through Australia, South America, North America and Europe often riding up to 12 hours a day.

But the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to his wanderlust in Greece and he has spent the last few months in Italy, his homeland.

The 39-year-old intends to resume his life-on-the-road and explore Asia and Africa once borders reopen.

Paolo keeps his living costs down by camping and he has been able to travel the world without getting a job for the entirety of his travels.

“Wild camping is beautiful, you can enjoy amazing nights by yourself, it’s very quiet and very relaxing,” he said.

“It becomes the highlight of the trip sometimes.”



a man riding a motorcycle down a dirt road: Paolo Cattaneo in Eduardo Avaroa National Park, Bolivia


© Paolo Cattaneo/ SWNS.COM
Paolo Cattaneo in Eduardo Avaroa National Park, Bolivia

He was

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