Chateau Ateni (Winery in Georgia)

Here comes another interesting, though small winery I've visited here in Georgia. Meet Chateau Ateni near Gori. I was taken here in the frames of short day trip to Gori with my business partner David...

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Uplistsikhe Cave Town

Uplistsikhe is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori, Shida Kartli. Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains...

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How To Reference Nodes in Drupal 8 + Views Relationships Display

Lately I feel very enthusiastic working with latest Drupal 8 release, though Drupal 8 have been around for a while already, there are still few drawbacks which keeps me avoiding developing full scale on Drupal...

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Nasdaq Baltics Review After One Month Investment in Dividend Paying Stocks

I started this year (2017) with a goal to save one million dollars in savings accounts by the time I will turn 60 (that's in 2045...

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Investment Goal #1 - $100/mo from Dividend Payments

It has been a while I did set my general goal of saving million dollars before I will turn 60 (there is still plenty of time)....

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Magic Fish - Tbilisi Restaurant

Magic Fish is another interesting restaurant I've discovered in Tbilisi (see complete list with Tbilisi restaurant reviews). The fun fact...

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Hard Rock Cafe Tbilisi

I've found one of my favorite Tbilisi restaurants - meet Hard Rock cafe Tbilisi, located on lively Vasil Petrashvili street 1, near...

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Drupal 8 Custom Taxonomy Term Pages with Views

By default, out of the box, Drupal taxonomy term pages are styled kind of ugly, but with help of just a few simple tweaks we could style them as we wish, just by using CSS. In today's...

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EU Cookie Compliance For Drupal 8 Website

I'm not an expert in EU laws, but as far as I remember since 2012 there have been passed a law, so called EU Cookie Compliance law, asking website located in the territory of European Union to provide cookie...

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10 Day Business / Leisure Trip to the United States (New York & Philadelphia)

A short 10 day trip to the United States, visiting 3 states (New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania)  Long story short - I had to fly to the United States for one reason - opening a bank account (see: How To Open A Bank Account in U.S., As A Non-resident Non - citizen, Wells Fargo Bank), for the flight we decided to go with Ukrainian airlines from Tbilisi via Kiev to New York city (see...

42 Beautiful Places To Visit in Tbilisi and Georgia

As usual in April 1st (and not because that's a Worldwide Fool's day) I' m celebrating another year since I've relocated to Georgia. This year (2017) marks already 6 year anniversary for me living in Georgia. 6 years? Gosh, that's a lot. During the past years I've traveled Georgia a lot. Book a tour in Georgia #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px...

Short Day Trip To Kiev, Ukraine

Long story short - we had a chance to spend in Kiev couple of hours, during our latest flight Tbilisi - Kiev - New York city, after our flight was delayed for about 10 hours at Kiev's Borispol airport we decided to use these hours by exploring Kiev, instead of waiting at airport's transit area. Out of the airport terminal at Borispol, there are buses taking passengers...

83 Reasons To Visit Georgia This Year

83 reasons to visit Georgia is a compilation (round up) post from my, more than five years long, experience living in Georgia as an expat and traveling a lot across Georgia. For the record, I still haven't traveled to the two must have destinations in Georgia: Svaneti and Tusheti, I hope to head to these mountainous and hard to reach regions soon. As I haven't been to these far away...

Top 10 Plovdiv Hotels in Bulgaria

For today's article I've decided to take a look on average hotel price in Bulgaria's Plovdiv and also list TOP 10 hotels there based on Booking.com recommendations. Now, just recently I booked my first flight to Sofia (capital of Bulgaria), after that I made some "investigation" what to expect in Bulgaria and crafted an article: Planing a Trip to Bulgaria - Hotels, Car Rental, Things to Do...

Top 10 Hotels in Sofia (Bulgaria)

Just recently I booked my first flight to Sofia (capital of Bulgaria), after that I made some "investigation" what to expect in Bulgaria and crafted an article: Planing a Trip to Bulgaria - Hotels, Car Rental, Things to Do, Places to visit and Let's Buy a House There In that article I talking about many topics, but one of the first I'm looking to have in Sofia is a nice hotel room (...

Home Remodeling - End Of The Season 2

Wow, that was a ride. In this post I will write down all major tasks we performed during Summer 2016, which was second year since we started to manage and repair our rural property. Learn more how it all started: Home Remodeling - How It All Starts Each year, at the start at April we arrive to our house and put a lot work and investment to make this a livable place. In the first year, the major task performed was roof replacement, see: Meet the New Roof (Pictures Before and After)...

Planting Strawberry Plants In Fall

It was at the end of September (2016), when we planted 80 strawberry plants in a field which was prepared few days ago with a tiller. See: Ground Milling With A Tiller Earlier this Summer we planted about 15 strawberry plants in wooden boxes, but as we were of for a week long travels to Spain, corvine's ruined 90% of our harvest. This is the thing I worry most, probably some net should be added over plants in future. Strawberries planted under film We bought about 6 varieties of...

Temporary Window For Bathroom

This year's (2016) home remodeling works are coming to the end, though one problem were left - a window for bathroom.  As just outer constructions of walls were performed, and there are still a lot to do inside, before having actual working bathroom, I was left with two options, either purchase an used plastic window and install it or be more creative. I opted for the second variant. And as a temporary window I used old wooden doors. Window box for bathroom See complete works for...

Magic Fish - Tbilisi Restaurant

Magic Fish is another interesting restaurant I've discovered in Tbilisi (see complete list with Tbilisi restaurant reviews). The fun fact is following, I had seen this place countless times by passing it by on lively Aghmeneshabeli avenue, but never thought, there is a restaurant located inside. As flashy banner, and kind of strange name lead me to think there is some disco bar or something....

Hard Rock Cafe Tbilisi

I've found one of my favorite Tbilisi restaurants - meet Hard Rock cafe Tbilisi, located on lively Vasil Petrashvili street 1, near Tbilisi Philharmonic building. Hard Rock Cafe Tbilisi, in fact is first Hard Rock cafe I've ever visited, but now I know, there is a good reason to visit them around the World. Hard Rock Cafe Tbilsi ​Located steps away from Casino Sakartvelo in...

Famous Tbilisi Restaurant Review

Famous restaurant in Tbilisi is another so called high end restaurant located in the quiet are of old town on Abo Tbileli street (Puri Square) Famous restaurant is one of the best places to enjoy European & Georgian cuisine in Tbilisi in a pleasant music and a special atmosphere of comfort and playful romance. During our latest visit here (February 2017) we learnt that a chef we...

INNSIDE New York NoMad Hotel Review

From the footsteps of mount Kazbegi in Rooms Hotel (Georgia) to the footsteps of the Empire State Building in New York city - that's how I could describe in short our hotel choice during the holiday season of 2016/2017 We booked Hotel Innside by Melia in New York city after our return from Philadelphia, for a 4 day sat and paid about USD 600. This sophisticated hotel in the NoMad...

Sleep Inn Philadelphia

Offering a fitness centre, Sleep Inn Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning and cable channels. There is also a microwave. Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. We booked this hotel at the start of 2017 (January) and stayed here for about 3 nights, during...

La Quinta Inn & Suites Secaucus Meadowlands

La Quinta Inn & Suites Secaucus Meadowlands was our first hotel in United States, during our latest trip here. We booked this hotel as a secret deal on hotwire, as we wanted to get a reasonable price for a hotel with easy access to the Manhattan, New York city. Our booking price was about USD 140 per night here. Once our reservation was confirmed, it turned out to be located in the New...

Rooms Hotel Kazbegi

Located at the base of Kazbek Mountain in Stepantsminda Village, 7 km from the 14th-century Gergeti Trinity Church, Hotel Kazbegi features a lobby bar with a library (I even got local Georgian Forbes magazine in English) and free Wi-Fi. We booked our stay at Rooms hotel Kazbegi in the middle of December 2016, and were accompanied by friends of us, who luckily had a ground transport and were...

Top 10 Plovdiv Hotels in Bulgaria

For today's article I've decided to take a look on average hotel price in Bulgaria's Plovdiv and also list TOP 10 hotels there based on Booking.com recommendations. Now, just recently I booked my first flight to Sofia (capital of Bulgaria), after that I made some "investigation" what to expect in Bulgaria and crafted an article: Planing a Trip to Bulgaria - Hotels, Car Rental, Things to Do...

Top 10 Hotels in Sofia (Bulgaria)

Just recently I booked my first flight to Sofia (capital of Bulgaria), after that I made some "investigation" what to expect in Bulgaria and crafted an article: Planing a Trip to Bulgaria - Hotels, Car Rental, Things to Do, Places to visit and Let's Buy a House There In that article I talking about many topics, but one of the first I'm looking to have in Sofia is a nice hotel room (...
Here comes another interesting, though small winery I've visited here in Georgia. Meet Chateau Ateni near...
Uplistsikhe is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of...
Martkopi monastery complex is located some 30km from Tbilisi, Georgia. I first visited it at the end of February 2017...
John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK, FAA LID: JFK) is a...
OK, this finally is off from my bucket list. Here is the tip I would give to myself - buy "skip the lines" tickets to...
Reading Terminal Market is an enclosed public market found at 12th and Arch Streets in downtown ...
There is a super cheap way to travel across the United States using intercity buses. Back in the Summer 2013 I...
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. Central Park is the most visited...
Maidan Nezalezhnosti (literally:Independence Square) is the central square of Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine. One...
In this article I'll review a mini case study from my 3 day experiments with Facebook conversions ads, at the end of this article I'l provide a brief tutorial on how to setup Facebook conversion advertising for your website. I've a love/hate relationships when it comes down to Facebook advertising, I've been using...
I've been using OneSignal to collect web push subscribers for my blog, since November 2016, by now I can brag with more than 12,000 web push subscribers for this blog. As I keep writing on many topics, I don't find it a good idea of sending RSS notification for each new article. How To Setup Web Push Notifications For Drupal 8 (Or...
2017 have come with some fresh ideas and changes for me how to continue successfully grew my personal blog (the one you are currently reading). It was back in December when I was intensively brainstorming  ideas on how could I keep my 365 days blogging challenge (an article per day) meanwhile rising the...
The new changes to the Amazon Associates Program Operating Agreement has been effective since March 1, 2017 Frankly speaking, after when logged to my associates account today I felt horrified after seeing new changes in referral fees, though after some calculations and speculations, I still feel very good about Amazon...
The Sony A5000 is a light and compact mirrorless camera, featuring interchangeable lens and a DSLR-class APS-C sensor....
Samsung Galaxy A3 is an entry level business smartphone with 16GB built in memory, 1.5 GHz quad core...
I bought Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB Portable External Hard Drive at the Best Buy store in Manhattan, New York...
That time of the year have come and as usual in April I return to photograph that lovely brick wall opposite to our apartment, turning green. This year I decided to excel in time lapse photography and video. Few month ago I bought an intervalometer (around Christmas time) and today was actually first time I put it on real action....
The E-M10 Mark I was an excellent camera already. But the E-M10 Mark II is more than a simple update to the Mark I, released for the sake of having an inexpensive flagship mirrorless. The E-M10  Mark II has a load of features bundled into a compact body and with a price tag of less than $500. With features like in-built image...
HDR stands for High Dynamic Range, and it is a technique in which many images – usually around 3 or 5 – are merged together, so that details from all the different images show up in the final HDR image. It is simply using the dynamic range over many exposures in one single image. #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:...
You'll be surprised to know that a good photo is never defined by the brand of camera in your hand or the number of megapixels, what makes a good photo is light, the subject and you yourself. So, before you decide to buy a camera for more in-depth photography and control, go over these tips for getting your basics spot on. 1. Don't...
That time of the year have come and for the rare time this year I was actually operating with camera in our kitchen -...
Here comes another post on food blogger series, and again I must admit I'm not the original creator of following sponge...
If you asked me how to make hamburger buns at home question some eight years ago - I would say - it's complicated...
If you have recently installed a fresh Drupal 8 site on Ubuntu 16.04 with Nginx running on it and you are getting Unable to send e-mail. Contact the site administrator if the problem persists notice after submitting contact form, you are missing an important element for your site to functions properly. You could be missing...
There are plenty of translation management systems available on the market, some are better, some have features that other's don't have. And some are paid while some are Open Source (free) In today's servers article series I will share my configuration I used to install Open Source GlobalSight translation management system on...
It has been more than 2 years, since I installed (set and forgot) OwnCloud for internal file sharing.  For the past two years OwnCloud have worked like a charm (and still does). Just today I faced a problem - I tried to upload file larger than 513 MB (default max file for OwnCloud), but struck because of exceeding max file...
I was working on a new customers website, and I was looking for ways to showcase current development stage to the client, meanwhile hiding contents from others. Sounds familiar? In this server series guide I will provide info how to set up basic HTTP authentication with Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04. Most details for this article are taken from...
Lately I feel very enthusiastic working with latest Drupal 8 release, though Drupal 8 have...
By default, out of the box, Drupal taxonomy term pages are styled kind of ugly, but with help of...
I'm not an expert in EU laws, but as far as I remember since 2012 there have been passed a law,...
There is no secret that related content can help to improve over all page views for website....
In this tutorial you will learn how to setup custom Facebook like & share buttons for Drupal 8...
In today's Drupal tutorial series I will write down my notes, how to add open graph protocol for...