Blog Archive: January 2019

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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Saint Peter and Paul Monastery Complex of Bolnisi

Saint Peter and Paul Monastery Complex of Bolnisi was built in 2012 and is located on Mount Elia close to the Bolnisi town in Georgia. First discovered and kind of visited in mid-December 2018, during a day trip to Bolnisi region. Originally I thought that at this place is located Bolnisi Sioni, and once we let our Tbilisi apt I just entered Bolnisi church in Google navigation. Huge was my surprise arriving at the real Bolnisi Sioni Cathedral…

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Mangaļsala Pier

The Mangalsala Dam or the Eastern Mole has been built between 1850 and 1861 and rumor has the Russian Empire's Tsar actively followed the developments (back in those days there were two tsars ruling the Empire, Nicholas I and Alexander II). Mangalsala is the first part of the Riga city which is crossed by all ships entering the Daugava river. The length of the mole is 2240 meters. The sea part of the eastern mole was formed by pile…

Tourism objects |

Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Borjomi

Borjomi is a popular resort town in Georgia. The most popular recreation season probably here is during the Summer. Local tourists from Georgia and international tourists from Russia, Poland, Israel and lately from the Arab countries make the largest amount of tourists here. In this article have listed top luxury hotels in Borjomi and nearby Likani, Don't worry - the price won't sky-rocket. Although there are not many 5-star hotels (yet) in…

Hotel reviews | Review After 24 Month of Investing in Peer to Peer Lending

I've been investing in peer to peer lending marketplace since the beginning of 2017, or it has been already 24 months or two years since I've been exposing my funds to this Latvian fintech platform.  In the past 24 months I've made a nice revenue of EUR 902.57 (before tax) and in today's article, I decided to share a quick overview for the past two years and also make a quick glimpse for my plans for 2019 Both individuals and…

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HP ProBook 450 G5 (2RS04EA) Laptop Review

At the end of 2018 I got a new laptop - HP ProBook 450 G5 - in today's gadget review article series I will write down my humble observations. In short - gosh it feels so good owning a ProBook from HP. I bought this laptop at local ALTA OK store in Tbilisi, Georgia, just shortly before Christmas shopping craze in December 2018. Paid about USD 750 for this model. The sales price for Intel Core i5 8GB HP ProBook 450 G5 on Amazon is about $770. …

Gadget Reviews |

2018 Blog Income & Traffic Review - Goals For 2019

2018  has just passed, and now it is the right time to take a look back on the previous year of blogging, and of course doubts -  take a quick glimpse of 2019. In today's article, I will reveal data behind the blog scenes - both traffic and income for the whole year of 2018. But before we dig into the numbers, here is the brief background - blog now is more than five years old, and for the last five years it has gone a very long way, Make sure…

Blogging |

Top 20 Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Graphics card

Gaming laptops with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB graphics card are one of the most optimal gaming laptops user choice - here budget meets performance. In contrast to PC's where you can extend your computer with a GPU, when choosing a laptop your options are more limited. See: Mining Ethereum With EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 (Single Fan), 6GB GDDR5 Review Most of the best selling Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 laptops are powered with the latest 8th…

Online Shopping |

Mosque in Kvemo Bolnisi

There is not much information available online about Kvemo Bolnisi mosque in Georgia, except that the construction of the Mosque in Kvemo Bolnisi village started in 2005 and ended in 2007. The Mosque started functioning the same year.  It was in the mid-December 2018, we were on a day trip to the Bolnisi (and surrounding area), after making stops at Bolnisi Sioni and Tsughrughasheni Church we discovered a green roof mosque. Unfortunately this…

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Borjomi Likani Hotel, SPA and Health Centre

Luxury 5 star Hotel Borjomi Likani is located 177 km away from Tbilisi (the capital of Georgia) in the middle of the coniferous park in Borjomi city, famous of its naturally carbonated mineral water from springs in the Borjomi Gorge of central Georgia. Hotel Borjomi Likani is located on the former territory of once popular Sanatorium of 4th department in Likani. Guests from all over the USSR used to gather here to spend time with family and…

Hotel reviews |, online 2p2 invest platform with high profitability up to 12% APR

In recent years, new technologies are actively penetrating our lives, at home, and even affect the ways to invest our money. So much so that there are already many companies that offer alternative ways of investment. One of these companies is the platform, which has been operating since May 2018. Find out how works and what opportunities they offer to invest and increase your savings in a convenient and simple way and how…

Investments |

How to block visitors from country NGINX + GeoIP Module

There are a couple of reasons why website administrators consider blocking visitors from particular countries or regions accessing websites, the most common reason probably is hacking/hacking attempts.  One really nasty way how website hackers act are, they inject malicious code into vulnerable websites and redirect legit audience to shady affiliate or black SEO websites. This method is also known as cloaking.  By investigating NGINX access.…

Servers |

"The Necessary War" - Documentary About WWI

The Necessary War is a documentary about WWI, produced by BBC In this documentary author answers on the question - what was the role of United Kingdom during WWI, and why did Britain enter on conflict with Germany over Belgium? This year (2014) turns 100 years since WWI or how it was referred in the interwar period - The Great War escalated from the minor conflict in Balkans and took over all Europe for 4 years.  Watch on YouTube  

Documentaries |

2019 Old New Year's Firework From Tbilisi

Here at Piece of Life and we just love fireworks photography. It's one of the photo techniques I wanted to master first when learned secrets of successful photography. My first experience with fireworks photography was a couple of years ago when I had a chance to visit St. Marks square in Venice during New Year's night. The result?  It was a very crowded event, but still, I managed to get at least something. After we returned…


Tsughrughasheni Church

Tsughrughasheni is a Georgian Orthodox church in the Bolnisi District, Georgia. It is situated approximately 2 kilometers from Bolnisi Sioni basilica, on the right bank of the Bolnisistsqali River. The church was built in 1212–1222 supposedly by King George IV Lasha of the Bagrationi Dynasty. Tsughrughasheni church in Georgia I first discovered and visited Tsughrughasheni church and monastery in mid-December during a day trip to Bolnisi. It…

Churches and Monasteries |

December 2018 Dividend Income Report - $160.57

Welcome to the twentieth (#20) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks, peer to peer lending (both fiat and cryptocurrencies) in December 2018.  In case you are wondering why I'm sharing online my earnings - the answer is pretty simple -  back in January 2017, I set a goal to reach one million dollars in my bank account by the time I will turn 60  26 years still to go). I believe in transparency and…

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