Hi! My name is Reinis Fischer (37). Dad, husband, options trader(premium seller), drupal developer, drone enthusiast, globetrotter, photographer, and passionate lover of Georgian cuisine (vegetarian). I trade stocks, take photographs, work out at the gym, and an ex-pat living in Georgia since 2011. Here I write about travel, finance, and other things that interest me.

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Fighting Webform Spam - Drupal 9 - AntiBot

Drupal Development 27 September, 2021 seen 288
Recently I migrated my personal blog (the one you are currently reading) from Drupal 7 - to Drupal 9. The migration process actually still is in process, as I faced a few issues with the site, like lost coordinates with gmap module, some…

Hotel Newport Kutaisi Review

Hotel reviews 24 September, 2021 seen 133
Built in 1914, former courthouse building has transformed itself into a modern 4-star hotel, located in the heart of Kutaisi. Featuring a bar and a terrace, Newport Hotel Kutaisi is located in Kutaisi, 400 m from Colchis Fountain and 1.5…

Dalis Mta Water Reservoir

Lakes 23 September, 2021 seen 197
Dalis Mta water reservoir is a man made reservoir built on Iori river, at the distance of 30 km to the south of Dedoplistskaro, in the vicinity of Chachuna Managed Reserve.  We first discovered it during a Vashlovani trip in the Summer of…

Valka Bus Station

Railway / Bus / Ferry 22 September, 2021 seen 32
Valka bus station is centrally located in Valka and offers quite convenient intercity connections to Riga, Valmiera, Rūjiena, and Smiltene. The bus station in Valka was opened to the public in 1965. There is cafe Walk across the square. 

Saghamo Lake

Lakes 21 September, 2021 seen 112
Saghamo Lake is a lake of Samtskhe-Javakheti, southeastern Georgia, just south of Gamdzani. It covers an area of 458 hectares. It is located north of Madatapa Lake and Biketi Lake. The village of Saghamo lies on its eastern bank. We made a…

Okatse Canyon and hanging cliff trail with a platform

Tourism objects 20 September, 2021 seen 214
Okatse Canyon is another breathtaking landmark in beautiful Georgia. The main tourist attraction at Okatse canyon probably is the 780 m long hanging cliff trail with the 20m long platform at the trail end, hanging above the canyon and…

Borjomi and Akhaltsikhe trip

Living in Georgia 17 September, 2021 seen 83
A quick day trip (with an overnight stay) to Borjomi and Akhaltsikhe in beautiful Georgia In this drone video footage - Saint George Church and Monastery (sometimes referred just as that lovely women monastery up there somewhere in Borjomi…

Kinchkha Waterfall in Georgia

Tourism objects 16 September, 2021 seen 229
Kinchkha Waterfall is located in Georgia near the village of Kinchkha, some 300km away or 4h 30m drive from Tbilisi / or about 55km 1h20m drive from Kutaisi. The waterfall is located in the river gorge of Okatse (Satsikvilo) at 843 meters…

Wooden church near Paravani Lake / Phoka monastery

Churches and Monasteries 14 September, 2021 seen 169
Poka St.Nino Nunnery - is located at the shore of Paravani lake, Ninotsminda Municipality, South Georgia. The Little Wooden church is located bit outside the Poka village, on the left side on Tbilisi - Kojori - Tsalka - Ninotsminda road.…

Top 3 Best Selling laptops with AMD Ryzen 7 Processor

Online Shopping 13 September, 2021 seen 149
Although not as popular as Intel, AMD is a reliable and good-performing processor. In this article, I've listed the top 3 best selling laptops on Amazon with AMD Ryzen 7 powered processor Top 4 Best Selling laptops withAMD Ryzen 5…

Kutaisi Trip / Tskaltubo, Okatste canyon, Kinchkha waterfall, Martvili

Living in Georgia 10 September, 2021 seen 126
UFO-shaped but abandoned spa sanatoriums, hot pools near stalactite caves, waterfalls, and canyons. Rivers and great cuisine. shortly put another great weekend has been recorded. Tskaltubo, Okatse, Martvili, Kutaisi and more. 

Martvili Canyon

Tourism objects 9 September, 2021 seen 63
Martvili Canyon is a picturesque landmark of water and rocks, located some 50km west of Kutaisi, Georgia. It is located 5 km from the town of Martvili, and 2 km from the village of Gachedili (which gave the canyon its other name, Gachedili…

Naukšēni Manor

Tourism objects 8 September, 2021 seen 99
Naukšēni Manor is a two-story manor house located in the Naukšēni Municipality, Naukšēni Parish, in the historical region of Vidzeme, northern Latvia. We discovered this manor by a chance by traveling Valka - Rūjiena road in the mid July…

Phoka Nunnery in Georgia

Churches and Monasteries 7 September, 2021 seen 144
Phoka – a village in Georgia, In the municipality of Ninotsminda, Samtskhe-Javakheti region, on the shores of Lake Paravani, with an altitude of 2080 meters above sea level. Distance to Ninotsminda – 28 Km, to Tbilisi – 128 Km. Phoka…

Top 4 Best Selling laptops withAMD Ryzen 5 Processor

Online Shopping 6 September, 2021 seen 166
Althouhg not as popular as Intel, AMD are realiable and good performing processors. AMD Ryze 5000 Series Mobile Processors for ultrathin notebooks offer the most cores available, with the highest performance you can get in a mobile…

Hiking at Birtvisi Canjon

Living in Georgia 3 September, 2021 seen 61
Easy Sunday hiking trip at Birtvisi Canyon + almost reached Samshvilde canyon. Quite awesome and easily doable from Tbilisi. Highly recommended! Thumbs up and enjoy the video

Coworking Space in Tbilisi - Terminal on Abashidze street 34

Professional services 2 September, 2021 seen 166
Time after time I love working outside my lovely home office, starting from a Turtle lake ending a yard in a countryside. A couple of years ago i discovered the beauty of working at Fabrika coworking space in Tbilisi, but today I had a…

Putraimi - guest house and recreational area near Kuldīga

Hotel reviews 31 August, 2021 seen 35
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…

Top 10 Best Selling Laptop Computers September 2021

Online Shopping 30 August, 2021 seen 246
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…

Lagodekhi and Kakheti trip

Living in Georgia 27 August, 2021 seen 59
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.…