Hi! My name is Reinis Fischer (38), a proud dad and devoted husband. CEO and Founder of Terramatris crypto hedge fund, stock analyst, quantitative options trader, drone enthusiast, world traveler, photographer, 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.

Latest articles

Wine with Friends Night in Tbilisi: A Perfect Blend of Networking and Tasting

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending a delightful wine-tasting event organized by my American friend, Colin. The evening was set in the charming ambiance of a wine gallery located at Irakli Abashidze 64. The event brought together a vibrant mix of expatriates from various industries, predominantly startups and founders, creating an excellent…

Living in Georgia |

Average Monthly Salary in Georgia in 2024

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In the first quarter of 2024, the average nominal monthly salary in Georgia was 1,943.4 GEL. This figure includes income tax, meaning the net salary (take-home pay) is 20% less.…


June 2024 Stock Portfolio Update ($9,173)

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At the end of June 2024, the total value of our stock portfolio was USD 9,173 (EUR 8,431). What is a small, but increase of EUR 226, if compared to the previous monthMost of the…


The Great Latvia Summer 2024: From Riga to Nīca

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As the warmth of summer envelops the Baltic region, there’s no better way to experience its charm than by embarking on a journey through the scenic landscapes of Latvia. This year…

Latest video

The Great Latvia Summer 2024: From Riga to Nīca

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As the warmth of summer envelops the Baltic region, there’s no better way to experience its charm than by embarking on a journey through the scenic landscapes of Latvia. This year, we invite you to join us on an unforgettable adventure in our latest film, "The Great Latvia Summer 2024." From the bustling streets of Riga to the tranquil shores of…


Batumi / Gomarduli / Adjara

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We are thrilled to announce the release of our latest Batumi movie! This time, we decided to take a different route and skip the sea, opting instead for an adventurous journey through the Adjarian mountains. Our expedition led us to the charming village of Gomarduli, where we encountered wild animals and were captivated by the beauty of blooming…


Tbilisi Market. Jiu Jitsu. Hiking in Birtvisi

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As the vibrant hues of spring paint the landscapes of Tbilisi, each weekend becomes an opportunity to immerse oneself in the city's blossoming beauty. With the warmth of the sun kissing the cobblestone streets and the scent of blooming flowers filling the air, my recent weekend escapade unfolded into a symphony of unforgettable moments.Kicking off…


Hotel Reviews

Royal Orchid Central Jaipur Hotel

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Royal Orchind Central hotel in Jaipur, India is a decent 4 star hotel. We stayed here for one night at the end of December 2023, during our about 3 week trip to India. We got here transferred from Agra after visiting Taj Mahal by a private…


Athens4 hotel (Monastriraki) in Greece

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Athens4  is a small boutique hotel in the capital city of Greece, Monastriraki area (city center). This hotel features air-conditioned rooms with satellite flat-screen TV. The property is located 1.2 km from the Acropolis, 300 metres from…


Inn Tawang Hotel In Delhi

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Hotel Inn Twang is located 3.5 km from the New Delhi Railway Station. Free WiFi access is available in public areas. We stayed at this hotel for two nights at the end of December during our 3 week trip to India. The hotel was offered to us…


Nahei Cottage near Martvili

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Featuring a garden and views of the inner courtyard, the Nahei cottage is a sustainable guest house located some 7 km from Martvili and 35 km from Okatse Canyon. We booked this place for a one-night stay back in September 2023, while…


Living in Georgia

Wine with Friends Night in Tbilisi: A Perfect Blend of Networking and Tasting

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Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending a delightful wine-tasting event organized by my American friend, Colin. The evening was set in the charming ambiance of a wine gallery located at Irakli Abashidze 64. The event brought together a…


Average Monthly Salary in Georgia in 2024

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In the first quarter of 2024, the average nominal monthly salary in Georgia was 1,943.4 GEL. This figure includes income tax, meaning the net salary (take-home pay) is 20% less.Compared to the same period last year, there was an increase…


Spot Gold (Tokenized) vs. Buying Gold Jewelry in Tbilisi

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Today, I spent a delightful afternoon with my 5-year-old daughter at a shopping mall in Tbilisi. Our mission was to find the perfect gold necklace, bracelet, or earrings as birthday gift to my partner. After browsing through various…


Tbilisi Airbnb market overview - October 2023

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Back in 2022, I had the idea of creating a Tbilisi Airbnb property management service. I created a few articles on my blog and got some attention from the expats living in Georgia, but haven't yet concluded any deal. Recently I got…


Servers and Drupal

How To Update XTRF to The Latest version (Linux/Debian)

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XTRF is a translation management system. I have been supporting XTRF system for a translation company in Georgia for more than 10 years already. I have seen have this product have grown and developed over the years. It doesnt actually ask…


How To Fix Access to the path 'C:\Users\...\My Music' is denied when opening a Trados Studio project package

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The other day Gvantsa from the translation office in Tbilisi asked if could I help to fix her Trados SDL Studio 2021. As not being an actual user of this program, just providing support for the office technique I took a look and saw there…


How to Install Drupal 10 with Nginx, PHP-FPM 8.1, MySQL, phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 23.04 - Linode Guide

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In this article, you will learn how to set up a webserver for serving Drupal websites running with Nginx, PHP-FPM 8.1, MySQL, and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 23.04 For the following tutorial, I used very much the information from my previous…