Blog Archive: August 2021

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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Putraimi - guest house and recreational area near Kuldīga

Putraimi recreational area is located in Snēpele parish, Kuldīga municipality, some 170 km from nation's capital. I discovered this place by a chance in the Summer of 2021, and though I didn't stay overnight here I would love to return here and have some outdoor barbecue in the future. Here at Putraimi, they have several ponds with fish. Outdoor lovers and fishing enthusiasts will enjoy this place. Contact details: (+371) 29181329 - Aija…

Hotel reviews |

Top 10 Best Selling Laptop Computers September 2021

In this article, I've listed the top 10 best selling laptops models on Amazon in the month of September 2021 As a proud owner of brand new Macbook Air, I find it logic that 3 spots are taken by Apple - really great laptop. Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on the Amazon site, I might earn an affiliate income from that. Prices for laptop computers listed…

Online Shopping |

Lagodekhi and Kakheti trip

Lagodekhi & Kakheti Trip - our first real camping trip with a tent at Lagodekhi national park in Georgia. Enjoying a wide variety of grapes at Ampelo resort and picking up hazelnut with a retired colonel at Chateau Bruale in Kakheti. Enjoy the video and thumbs up! August 20-21, 2021

Living in Georgia |

Ampelo Resort Kardenakhi

Ampelo Resort is located in the Kardanaki village some 2 hour drive from the Tbilisi. Reosrt feature a restaurant, bar, a shared lounge, and a garden. There is an outdoor / infiniti pool, but at the time we visited this place it seemed the water is not heated (unlike in some other Kakhetian resorts, like Lopota lake, for example)  We booked a family room for a one night stay at this hotel at the end of August 2021 and paid GEL 480 ( USD 150)…

Hotel reviews |

7 Dividend Stocks To accumulate while selling Put options for extra income

In today's article, I'm going to talk about 7 dividend stocks I don't mind having in my portfolio and how I'm generating additional semi-passive income by selling put options (or credit spreads) on them. Disclosure:  I'm not a financial advisor and I don't give you any advice here, I'm just sharing my own experience. Investments in stocks, funds, bonds, or cryptos are risk investments and you could lose some or all of your money. Do your due…

Investments |

The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia

The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia is an open-air museum located just outside Riga, the capital of Latvia, on the lightly wooded shores of Jugla Lake. The museum currently occupies 87 hectares and displays 118 buildings, as well as more than 3,000 items. Most of Latvia's historical ethnic groups are represented in the museum. The museum's collection holds approximately 150,000 artifacts. Despite being a native of Riga, I first visited…

Museums |

Top 18 Gaming PCs with Intel Core I9 Processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

Looking for some incredibly fast machine? Think PC with Intel Core i9 processor and the powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card. The GeForce RTX™ 3090 is a big ferocious GPU (BFGPU) with TITAN class performance. It’s powered by Ampere—NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture—doubling down on ray tracing and AI performance with enhanced Ray Tracing (RT) Cores, Tensor Cores, and new streaming multiprocessors. Plus, it features a staggering 24 GB…

Online Shopping |
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Batumi From a Drone Flight 2020

Beautiful Batumi from a bird's flight. DJI Mini Mavic 2.7K drone footage August 5th, 2020 Lovingly post-processed in Tbilisi just now Music by Scott Holmes, Driven to Success While shooting this footage almost crashed my little drone to the Alphabetic tower while doing circuit cinematic flight

Living in Georgia |

Abano Mineral Lake Natural Monument

Abano Mineral Lake Natural Monument is a small lake in Kazbegi Municipality in Truso valley on the left bank of Terek River, to the east of the village Abano at 2,127 m above sea level. First discovered back in Summer of 2021, during the Kazbegi trip The lake was created by a carbon dioxide filled underground stream flowing to the surface through carbonate rocks from the late Jurassic period. The lake "boils" loudly with carbon dioxide bubbles…

Lakes |

How to make $100 month by selling covered calls

I have been trading options for more than 2 years now, and selling covered calls is one of my most favorite income-generating techniques. In today's article, I'm going to try to answer on question - How to make $100 monthly by selling covered calls But before that, let's answer on the question What Is a Covered Call? A covered call refers to a financial transaction in which the investor selling call options owns an equivalent amount of the…

Investments |

Nīcava restaurant

Restaurant Nīcava is located in Nīca town, Latvia. some 230 km from the nation's capital Riga, sandwiched between Liepāja and Jūrmalciems. We paid here a short stop in mid-July 2021, while traveling to the Pape beach Turns out there is both a motel/guest house and a restaurant. Restaurant here serves typical Latvian cuisine.  Quite a nice place. We enjoyed here something from the grill menu and a few drinks.

Restaurant reviews |

Best stock options trading platform in Georgia (and most of the rest of the World)

I've been trading stocks for about 20 years, I still remember the days around the millennium when I visited the bank office in person to place a stock buy or sell order.  Not so long away, me too - I was on the searches for the best online discount broker. My online searches found Degiro and Interactive Brokers. Back when I was looking to open my account, Interactive Brokers asked for a minimum deposit of USD 10,000, which I didn't have at…

Living in Georgia |

Summer in Latvia 2021

Summer in Latvia 2021 or this is how we spent an awesome one month in Latvia. From getting a vaccine at Akropolis shopping mall in Riga to wild beaches near Pape. From a wooden boat in Pāvilosta to yacht in Ķīšezers. Made a ton of hyper lapses, ate a ton of birthday cakes, and more. Enjoy the video!

Travel guides |

How To add Pixelate effect Adobe Premiere Pro

Recently I faced an issue with a video uploaded to YouTube, the video featured parts that needed to be removed or pixelated. After a quick google search I found this awesome video tutorial, and here is how: From the Effects panel search for 'mosaic' - > choose from Stylize and apply Mosaic to all clip If you are looking to pixelate just a part of the video, say a face or body, from the effect Control window, under the Mosaic, select oval…

Digital Photography School |

Hotel Butterfly House in Pāvilosta

Set some 3 km from the city center of Pāvilosta  Butterfly House offers accommodation with free WiFi, BBQ facilities, a garden, and free private parking. We booked this place for a 2-night stay in mid-July and paid EUR 266. We chose this hotel as we were looking for some nice place to stay and throw a birthday party for our 3-year-old daughter. It seems we booked the most spacious room, some 100m2 and were able to accomodate up to 8 guests,…

Hotel reviews |