Blog Archive: October 2018

Hi! My name is Reinis Fischer (38), a proud dad and devoted husband. CEO and Founder of Terramatris crypto hedge fund, drone enthusiast, world traveler, photographer, book author and passionate lover of Georgian cuisine (vegetarian).

An ex-pat living in Georgia since 2011, I trade stocks, take photographs, work out at the gym, and many more. Here I write about travel, finance, and other things that might interest me.

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Tbilisi by day (New Apartment Version)

It has been already more than 10 days since we have moved into our new Tbilisi apartment. For today's article in the series Living in Georgia,  I just wanted to share some picture with surrounding views towards mount Mtatsminda, TV Tower and other. For the first part, please visit: Tbilisi by night (New apartment version) View towards mount Mtatsminda and TV tower in Tbilisi No doubts,best viewed during night time. This is one of my…

Living in Georgia |

Istanbul Airport

Istanbul Airport will be the main international airport serving Istanbul. It is based in the Arnavutköy district on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey. The opening ceremony took place on 29 October 2018, scheduled so as to coincide with the 95th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic. On November 1 2018, five daily flights will start to arrive and depart from the airport: Ankara, Antalya, Baku, Ercan, İzmir.These flights will all…

Airports |

Invest In Botswana Peer to Peer Lending Up to 12.5% Yield

Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. Since then, it has maintained a strong tradition of stable representative democracy, with a consistent record of uninterrupted democratic elections and the best-perceived corruption ranking in Africa since at least 1998. Since…

Investments |

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea is a great documentary by ABC news I would highly recommend to all interested in North Korea / China. Both North Korea and China has been on my radar for the last decade at least.  Bob Woodruff’s daring 880-mile journey along the China-North Korea border examines the delicate relationship between the two countries and the United States.  Watch it on YouTube

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Traveling to Madrid? Here are Top 14 5-star Luxury Hotels in City Center

After two great week-long travels to the regions of Catalonia (2014) and Andalusia (2016) in Spain, Madrid is planned as our next destination in Spain. To prepare better I decided to explore what are our options, this time staying in the city center. Planning a Trip to Spain: How to Get a Prepaid SIM Card in Spain Madrid City Center is a great choice for travelers interested in tapas, architecture, and parks. In today's article, I've listed …

Hotel reviews |

Tbilisi Office 2.0.

In October 2018, we changed not only apartments but also offices as well. In short, we moved from Agmanashabeli avenue to Vake district in Tbilisi. There is a little change compared to previous years when trying to find a new office in Tbilisi. Let's say this, this time we got lucky. See: Renting an Office in Tbilisi See pictures from the previous office here: Audio & Video Transcription Service by Caucasus Translations Working space in…

Living in Georgia |

TP-Link TL-WN725N 150Mbps Wireless N Nano USB Adapter Review

TP-Link is a popular brand in Georgia, and most probably in CIS region, manufacturing Wireless routers and wireless adapters (probably a lot of other useful gadgets as well). I remember about 10 years ago I used a PCI WIFI adapter to have a WiFi functionality for a desktop PC. Now, in 2018, when moving into a new office, I decided it would be cool to get rid of at least some of the wiring for or desktop computers. And here comes miniature, I…

Gadget Reviews |

Tbilisi by night (New apartment version)

It has been a while since I last time did a night photography (one of my favorite photography techniques). The thing is, recently we moved in to a new apartment here in Tbilisi, which offers a very fantastic views towards Mtatsminda, TV tower and other.. Back in the night of October 21, 2018 I took out my tripod, put it on one out of three huge balconies and here you go: Tbilisi by night - long exposure What's really great, the next time I…

Living in Georgia |

Growing Blog Audience to 200,000/mo users in next 365 days

Five years ago I started this blog with an experiment - Can you blog 365 days in a row? Now, five years later I know for sure, yes you can, you even can blog 5 X 365 days in a row. At least that what I just did. Now, five years ago, when started this experiment I was looking to get a blog traffic of 6,000 users/mo at the end.  Here was my motivation five years ago: The reason I'm asking this question is - when starting something new - it all…

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Top 17 5-star Luxury / Boutique Hotels in Manhattan, New York

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at the finest 5-star luxury hotels in Manhattan, New York.  For a luxury stay at one of the 5-star hotels of Manhattan, you should be ready to spend starting ~ $250 per night up to $1,250. From my own experience, I have spent "just" $600 for a 4-night stay at INNSIDE New York NoMad Hotel back in 2017 In today's article I've listed top 17 5-star luxury hotels in Manhattan, New York…

Hotel reviews |

Funicular Restaurant Complex

High above Tbilisi you will find the most stylish centre for food and drink in the city: the Funicular Restaurant Complex. Without doubt, the Funicular Complex is one of the most important places in Tbilisi, with its significant long history dating back to 1905. I have been visiting this place on rare occasions, during trip to Mtatsminda mountain.  My first visit here, probably was back in 2014, during Latvia - Georgia business forum. Nowadays…

Restaurant reviews |

Dow Jones Companies By Yield 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that shows how 30 large, publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market. The value of the Dow is not a weighted arithmetic mean and does not represent its component companies' market capitalization, but rather the sum of the price of one share of stock for each component company. The sum is…

Investments |

Mtatsminda Park in Tbilisi

Mtatsminda Park is an amusement facility located atop on Mount Mtatsminda on a 770-meter height overlooking the Georgian capital Tbilisi.  It is the highest point in Tbilisi. Located on more than 100 hectares. Park has more than 100 years of history. Mtatsminda Park is the most popular theme park in Tbilisi. It is the best choice for fun and relaxation.  You can find various cafes, Souvenirs shops, child entertainment center, a wedding house,…

Tourism objects |

Tbilisi TV Tower

Tbilisi TV tower probably is the most visible construction in the city, located inMtatsminda  I haven't heard though it would be opened for public.  Here is what we know about it: Georgia Tbilisi TV Broadcasting Tower is a free-standing tower structure used for communications purposes. The tower is located in Tbilisi, Georgia and was built in 1972. The preceding structure, built in 1955, was moved to the vicinity of the city of Gori.…

Tourism objects |

Five Year Blog Anniversary

Today, on October 10th, 2018, website is celebrating its 5th birthday. Each blog anniversary is a huge milestone for me and the 5th birthday is no exception. What has started as a simple experiment has turned out to be a successful online business venture! It was just yet another Autumn evening when back on October 10, 2013, I registered domain name, but in fact, I started my blog some 7 days earlier on …

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