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Privatbank Offers Check Redemption in Latvia


When it comes down to bank check redemption it's always a struggle to find a bank (at least in Europe) which offers such service. You may find my discoveries of finding a reliable bank in Republic of Georgia, when at the end I found Bank Republic. In case of Latvia, you have few options, like SEB or Swedbank, but both of them require you to have an active bank account at their branches for at least 6 months before you can start such a simple bank operation like check redemption. After a quick…

Another day without a blog post


Doing home remodeling takes it all. I havent prepared any blog post for today.

Affordable Rental Prices in Catalonia, Spain - Starting EUR 400.00/month


Today I was looking for long term apartment rentals in Spain and I was surprised of how cheap some of them are. Honestly, looking through some of the photos I was surprsied.I have been in Spain just once, and I have seen just a small part of it, last autumn we headed to Catalonia, we visited places like Barcelona, Girona, Figueras, Roses, Cadacues, Sitges and other. You can read a full review of my Spain + Andorra travel guide here.I found a rental site of http://www.kyero.com/ where according…

How to take screenshot Galaxy phone


<p>In this video it is explained and showed how to take screenshot in Samsung Galaxy S4. But it works for most of Samsungs for sure, at least it works for my Samsung Galaxy core I8262.</p><h2>How to take screenshot</h2><ul><li>Simultaneously press power button and home button</li><li>Open screenshot from your gallery</li></ul><p><img src="http://www.reinisfischer.com/sites/default/files/Screenshot_2014-05-01-…; width=…

Once in a April Gagarin made his great flight


<p>On April 12, 1961, back then in USSR, Yuri Gagarin made first human journey in outer space.</p><p>Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. &nbsp;He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961.<br><br>Gagarin became an international celebrity, and was awarded many medals and titles, including Hero of the Soviet Union, the nation…

Time lapse - Day 2


<p>Yesterday I started a new Time lapse series -<a href="http://www.reinisfischer.com/time-lapse-green-wall-day-1"&gt; How wall is turning from brick wall into green wall</a>.</p><p>Today I'm adding second photo, and already It's visible that in parts were sun shines more, it's turning green:</p><p><strong>Day 2 photo:</strong></p><p><strong><img src="http://www.reinisfischer.com/sites/…

Google Adsense April Fools day


<p>Google Adsense has made nice April Fools day joke:</p><p><img src="http://www.reinisfischer.com/sites/default/files/google-adsense-foolsda…; width="950" height="400"></p><p>:)</p>

Idea for setting cheap file upload place


<p>Yesterday one of mine customers asked me for solution, for easy way for different people to upload and download larger files, and customer had an option to create user roles.</p><p>My first idea is to buy cheap VPS from Digital Ocean, set up vsftpd, and add some web interface for user management.</p><p>For $5 I can get 20GB disk space, so I will try soon to realise this idea, and see how it's gona work.</p><p>For file upload we could use WinSCP…

New York auto show 2014


<p>New York International autoshow will be held in New York April 18th - 27th</p><p>Event will take place in Jacob Jevits Conventation Center, between 34th - 40th street and 11th avenue, New York city.</p><p>Please find more information on schedules here:&nbsp;http://www.autoshowny.com/show/schedule</p&gt;

How many beers you can buy in Europe for minimum wage?


<p>I like charts and graphics, who doesn't? Well Reddit user Adilu, has created a map of how many beers you can buy in Europe for a minimum wage:</p><p><img src="http://www.reinisfischer.com/sites/default/files/beer-map.png&quot; title="Beer map"></p><p>According to map - most beers you will get in Belgium = 1028, and less in Georgia = 36. Rest of Europe averages in 300-400 beers.</p><p><a href="http://www.reddit.…