How To Tile Kitchen / hallway floor

The time had finally come and I was ready to tile the kitchen and hallway floors at our Vilgale apartment. A year ago I would say  - no way I'm going to do it myself, but here you go, I did it all on my own, with some research on Youtube and a lot of encouragement from friends who have done it. As it is in our Tbilisi apartment - I decided to go with large 60cmx60cm tiles, which I bought at the local DEPO store (in Liepaja) In total I purchased tiles to cover 21m2, which turned out too much, but I did put my margin of error as I didn…

Tbilisi Rent to Sublet on Airbnb - Part 1

This is the topic I first encountered many many years ago, well actually back in these days it was more about buying a…

New Investment Project - Summer House with Garden in Latvia

Welcome to another interesting project in the home remodeling series. - summer house with a garden in SouthWest Latvia…

Pearl of Tbilisi - Gardenia Shevardnadze Flower Garden

Gardenia Shevardnadze is a lovely flower garden in Tbilisi, where you can buy seedlings for your yard, balcony, terrace…

Hiking Likani, Sunday school Rustavi

Another awesome weekend in Georgia 🇬🇪- with some elements of offroad riding, hiking, camping, horseback riding near Likani station, and a few skulls at Green monastery Saturday. Back to Rustavi scout center for a lovely Sunday with fellow…

Eagle canyon in Georgia

The bear went over the mountain .. or last weekend we went hiking at the Eagle Canyon near Dedoplistskaro, Shopping at the Dezerteer market in Tbilisi, and exercising at Lisi Lake... another fabulous weekend has been put on our tapes and…

Sighnaghi & Vazisubani trip

At the start of May, Oskars invited us to visit his new hut in Kakheti. After a…

Tsalka lake & Dashbashi canyon with waterfalls

Tsalka lake & Dashbashi canyon with waterfalls in beautiful Georgia - or…

Batumi Loves You

R is For Restaurant - or here is what we got after spending 4 days in Batumi -…

Weekend trip to Batumi from Tbilisi by Train

In this article, I will share notes and points of interest from our latest trip to Batumi during the Orthodox Easter…

Daytrip to Gori (and not because of the Stalin's museum)

At the end of January 2022, after just returning from Sri Lanka we decided to take an easy weekend trip to Gori in…

36 Reasons to Visit Georgia and Tbilisi

In this article, I've listed 36 awesome places to visit in Georgia, Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi, and more. These are the…

How to make $5/day (relatively safe) from day trading Bitcoin?

A few weeks ago I wrote an article on how to make at least $1/ day by day…

May 2022 - Bitcoin Futures Trading Result - 0.0005621150503 BTC

Welcome to the #2 bitcoin futures trading report, covering my trades in the…

Bitcoin Trading with Reinis Fischer Newsletter

Hey traders, hodlers, and bitcoin enthusiasts. I’m starting a new Newsletter…

How To Tile Kitchen / hallway floor

The time had finally come and I was ready to tile the kitchen and hallway floors at our Vilgale apartment. A year ago I…

New Investment Project - Summer House with Garden in Latvia

Welcome to another interesting project in the home remodeling series. - summer house with a garden in SouthWest Latvia…

Installing laminate flooring, painting walls

During the weekend I did a lot at our Vilgāle apartment, fixed some electric plugs, painted walls, and installed the…

Tbilisi Rent to Sublet on Airbnb - Part 1

This is the topic I first encountered many many years ago, well actually back in these days it was more about buying a…

Hiking Likani, Sunday school Rustavi

Another awesome weekend in Georgia 🇬🇪- with some elements of offroad riding, hiking, camping, horseback riding near…

Buying a property in Georgia (Dedoplistskaro)

Dedoplistskaro is a small town in Kakheti, Georgia with a population of about 6…

Eagle canyon in Georgia

The bear went over the mountain .. or last weekend we went hiking at the Eagle…

Tbilisi Airbnb market overview - May 2022

Recently I've been working on the Tbilisi Airbnb property management service…

Best Western Premier Batumi Hotel

Best Western Premier Batumi hotel is one of our best finds in Batumi, the price corresponds to the service. Budget-friendly 4-star hotel with a swimming pool. I booked this hotel directly by calling to the reception instead booking online…

Bristol Hotel and Spa Bakuriani

Bristol Hotel and Spa Bakuriani is offering accommodations in Bakuriani. The property provides ski-to-door access and ski storage space, as well as a restaurant and a bar. The hotel features an indoor pool, sauna, karaoke and a 24-hour…

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa Hotel Review in Sri Lanka

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa -  is located in Sri Lanka's Galle District,…

Royal House Gori

The Royal house is said to be a 4-star hotel located in Gori, Georgia. I booked…

Cinnamon Bey Beruwala Hotel Review

Surrounded by coconut trees and vast green lawns, Cinnamon Bey features bright…

Galle Fort in Sri Lanka

Galle Fort is located in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. The port was built first in 1588 by the…

Gori Fortress

Gori Fortress is a medieval citadel in Georgia, situated above the city of Gori on a rocky hill. I've visited Gori…

Big Shiraki Abandoned Soviet Airfield in Georgia

If you are into military heritage or have some interest in Soviet history - Big…

Surami Fortress

Surami Fortress is located in the town of Surami, not far from Khashuri. The…

Ērģeme Castle Ruins

Ērģeme castle is located in the parish of Ērģeme, Valka county, some 170 km…

Top 7 Aluminum Chassis / Body laptops 2022

In today's article, I've listed the TOP 7 bestselling aluminum chassis laptops on Amazon in 2022 Most Aluminum chassis laptops come with the price attached and nowadays there are both traditional, touchscreen, and of course gaming laptops …

Top 7 Best Selling Gaming Laptops June 2022

An entry-level gaming laptop with Intel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen 5 will cost you about $650-$750 in the month of June 2022. Better performing laptops will come with faster processors and more powerful graphics cards. Keep reading to learn more…

Top 8 Best Selling Touch Screen Laptops 2022

It seems that touch screen laptops were quite popular 5 years ago or even some10 years ago, strangely, but in 2022 among the best selling laptops still, non-touch devices dominate the market, Nevertheless, In this article, I've listed the…

Piece of Life

Something from the Past - Hotel 'London' in Tbilisi

There was a time when after a visit to local literature cafe in Tbilisi, I felt in love with works of Russian poet and…

Postcards from Rabati Fortress

I first visited Rabati Fortress in Akhaltsikhe, Republic of Georgia, in Summer of 2014, during a two day rafting drive…

Postcards from Pasanauri

Pasanauri is a small town in Georgia, situated in the Dusheti district,…

Tskaltubo - Former Soviet Spa Resort

Tskaltubo is a spa resort town in west-central Georgia. The resort was…

Autumn in Laidi

Laidi is a village in Laidi parish, Kuldīga municipality, Latvia.  The village…

How to Fix "Unable to install bootstrap, bootstrap.settings already exists in active configuration"

As this was already the second time i faced the "Unable to install bootstrap, bootstrap.settings already exists in active configuration." problem i decided to share a quick and simple solution. Background: I have faced this error when…

How To Upgrade Drupal 7 to 9 (With Multilingual Support)

In this article, I will keep notes on how I upgraded the multilingual Drupal 7 site to a multilingual Drupal 9 site. Turns out I had originally built this website on Drupal 7 more than 10 years ago and it already felt that the exciting…

Adding Custom CSS stylesheet to Drupal Olivero theme

Just recently I migrated my blog from Drupal 7 to the Drupal 9 platform, and this time I decided to stick with what I get, instead of building it all from scratch. I really like the default experimental theme Drupal Olivero, but of course…