Bandaranaike International Airport / Colombo, Sri Lanka

Updated: 24 February, 2022 seen 57

Bandaranaike International Airport,  commonly known as Colombo International Airport is the main international airport serving Sri Lanka. It is named after former Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and is located in a suburb of Negombo, 32.5 kilometres (20+1⁄4 miles) north of the nation's longstanding capital and commercial center,…

How To trade Bitcoin Futures with Margin on Deribit Platform

Updated: 23 February, 2022 seen 46

I've been using the Deribit crypto trading platform for years, mostly for trading options, but just recently I decided to give it a try to Bitcoin Futures with leverage.  Deribit is a Panama-based futures and options trading platform that lists derivatives priced in U.S. dollars for bitcoin and Ether underlying products. Deribit offers…

Villa Park Gori

Updated: 22 February, 2022 seen 57

If there is a reason to visit Gori in Georgia, then a visit to Villa Park Gori restaurant in Georgia would be at the top of my priorities. Villa Park Gori is an elite-class restaurant in Gori, with comfortable spaces and a variety of dishes. Located on Tskhinvali highway a few kilometers out of the Gori town. My friend David took us here…

Cinnamon Island, Sri Lanka

Updated: 21 February, 2022 seen 102

Cinnamon Island is situated in Bentota in Sri Lanka. This is a little, but a charming island that offers a few fun activities for you. Here you will be able to learn about cinnamon cultivation and if lucky will meet a monkey or at least a dog. We visited Cinnamon Island at the start of January 2022, during our trip to Sri Lanka, and in…

Sri Lanka, Colombo, Benota and Galle

Updated: 18 February, 2022 seen 35

Sri Lanka, Colombo, Bentota and Galle. A lot of Indian Ocean, even more, infinity swimming pools and exotic fruit, fish curry and milk rice, elephants and varans, tuk-tuk drivers and some Budha. Jeffrey speaks Latvian and +38C. Where? Sri Lanka. January 2022  

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa Hotel Review in Sri Lanka

Updated: 17 February, 2022 seen 46

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa -  is located in Sri Lanka's Galle District, offering breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. Pampering spa services, an outdoor pool, and 5 dining options are provided. We booked this 5-star hotel for a 3-night stay at the start of January 2022, while traveling near the Ocean in Sri Lanka. For a 3 night stay…

Royal House Gori

Updated: 16 February, 2022 seen 26

The Royal house is said to be a 4-star hotel located in Gori, Georgia. I booked this place for a one-night stay at the end of January 2022.  The pictures on Booking.com and reality are totally different.  Luckily the price I paid was just GEL 64 (that's about EUR 20) and the stay was only one night. Now, the so-called hotel is decent,…

Galle Face Green

Updated: 15 February, 2022 seen 13

Galle Face is a 5 ha (12 acres) ocean-side urban park, which stretches for 500 m (1,600 ft) along the coast, in the heart of Colombo, the financial and business capital of Sri Lanka. The promenade was initially laid out in 1859 by Governor Sir Henry George Ward, although the original Galle Face Green extended over a much larger area than…

Sulfur Bath N5 in Tbilisi

Updated: 14 February, 2022 seen 79

Sulfur Bath N5 is located in the Tbilisi Bath district of Abanotubani.  We have been heading to these bathhouses a lot in the past (back in 2011-2013), since then we have changed our location, visiting other, not so fancy ones on Kyiv street, but lately again, we have started to visit sulfur bathhouses in the old town district. Chreli…

Experienced my second Earth Quake in Tbilisi

Updated: 13 February, 2022 seen 95

On February 13, 2022, late evening for the second time in my life, I felt tremors of an earthquake and they happened in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. According to the sources the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.4 with the epicenter in Armenia. My previous experience with earthquakes dates back to June 2014, when I experienced tremours…