Would I invest $2,000 in US stocks

This article has been sitting in the blog's draft section since May 2018, I decided I just have to write an answer to this question - would I invest $2,000 in US stocks?  Why $2,000? Apparently, that seemed quite a sum to lose back in 2018. I was just starting out my stocks portfolio and hadn't any idea about stock options. Here are my thoughts about investing $2,000 back on May 17, 2018. Hell, yes! That's what I'm actually trying to do right now - quickly gather $2,000 and start acquiring high dividend yield US stocks (preferably…

Evening on the Vilgāle Lake

It was already past 8 PM, I was just finished tiling the bathroom at our Vilgāle apartment when my fiancee and kiddo…

Demolishing tiles, Hydroisolation for bathroom

A few weeks ago I did the tile job in the kitchen and hallway for our Vilgāle apartment. In the end, I was not happy…

Guesthouse Pirts Baudas

Guesthouse Pirts Baudas is located in Ilzenes parish, Aluksnes county. The property is 24.1 km from Alūksne, and guests…

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…

Demolishing tiles, Hydroisolation for bathroom

A few weeks ago I did the tile job in the kitchen and hallway for our Vilgāle apartment. In the end, I was not happy…

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…

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…

Guesthouse Pirts Baudas

Guesthouse Pirts Baudas is located in Ilzenes parish, Aluksnes county. The property is 24.1 km from Alūksne, and guests benefit from complimentary WiFi and private parking available on site. We booked this place during our day trip to…

Friends Hub village Guest house review in Vazisubani

Friends Hub village guesthouse is located in Vazisubani, near Gurjaani in the region of Kakheti, Georgia, some 2-hour drive from Tbilisi. Oskars, the host, invited me to visit his new place at the start of May 2022. After a few stops at…

Best Western Premier Batumi Hotel

Best Western Premier Batumi hotel is one of our best finds in Batumi, the price…

Bristol Hotel and Spa Bakuriani

Bristol Hotel and Spa Bakuriani is offering accommodations in Bakuriani. The…

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa Hotel Review in Sri Lanka

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

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 10 Best Selling Laptops August 2022

Lenovo, Acer, Apple, and HP laptops are among the top best sellers in the month of August 2022. Keep reading to learn more about them A quick note: This article contains affiliate links to Amazon.com, by clicking on links on this page and…

Top 15 Gaming laptops with AMD Ryzen 7 5800 processor

Ryzen is a brand of multi-core x86-64 microprocessors designed and marketed by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) for desktop, mobile, server, and embedded platforms based on Zen microarchitecture. It consists of central processing units (CPUs)…

Top 11 gaming / business laptops with 64 GB RAM 2022

Laptops with 64GB RAM memory are getting momentum and are quite affordable in 2022.  Most of the 64 GB RAM laptops come with the latest Intel Core i7 processors, also the Intel core 9 is gaining momentum. Though not as popular as less RAM-…

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…

Pearl of Tbilisi - Gardenia Shevardnadze Flower Garden

Gardenia Shevardnadze is a lovely flower garden in Tbilisi, where you can buy…

Batumi - city with inspiring Architecture

I love visiting Batumi once or twice per year, preferably in Spring / Summer…

Postcards from Pasanauri

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

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…