Blog Archive: May 2014

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

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Unlocking the Potential of Automated Writing with Drupal and AI

With the advancement of technology and the increasing power of AI, it's becoming possible to automate more and more tasks, including writing. The use of Drupal as a content management system provides a powerful platform for automated writing. In this article, I will demonstrate how Drupal can be used to generate large amounts of automated writing with the use of Views and custom feed importers. The process starts with creating a custom feed…

Drupal Development |

Georgian railway offers free WiFi

Update: Georgian Railway still (2016) offers free Wi-FI (at least in the Tbilisi - Batumi line), but it is slow because most of the passengers have tuned their devices (laptops and mobile phones) to online video streaming services making this a very bad internet browsing experience. Once I noticed a dude opening torrent sites and downloading movies (most probably piratical)  - while browsing YouTube meanwhile. For some serious work - Wi-FI…

Railway / Bus / Ferry |

Coffee bar Palms Batumi

Coffee bar Palms is one of the oldest coffee places I know located in Batumi park between Hotel Intourist Palace and Seaside Boulevard.  Here you can order scramble and delicious Turkish coffee for breakfast for reasonable price. Coffee bar Palms in Batumi Interior made from Bamboo tree The bamboo furniture and decor create a cozy and inviting ambiance that makes you feel right at home. The menu is diverse and caters to a variety of…

Restaurant reviews |

Discover the Top 7 Reasons to Visit Batumi, Georgia

Batumi is a charming coastal city located on the eastern coast of the Black Sea in Georgia. It is the capital of the Adjara region and is known for its stunning beaches, rich culture, and delicious cuisine. In recent years, it has emerged as a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world. In this article, we will take a closer look at the top reasons to visit Batumi. Beautiful Beaches One of the main reasons to…

Living in Georgia |

A Beach Lover's Guide to Batumi: Where to Swim, Sunbathe, and Relax in the City

Batumi, a beautiful city on Georgia's Black Sea coast, is a popular destination for beach lovers looking for a relaxing vacation. With its warm weather, crystal clear waters, and stunning scenery, Batumi has everything you need for a perfect beach getaway. In this article, we will explore the best places to swim, sunbathe, and relax in the city, as well as the best time to visit. The best time to visit Batumi is during the summer months, from…

Travel guides |

Exploring Tbilisi and Mtatsminda: A Day of Adventure with My Dad in Georgia

Back in May 2014, my dad came to visit me in Georgia and also celebrate his 60 birtdhay, and we had an amazing time exploring the country. One of our most memorable days was when we went on a walking tour of Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia. We started the day by taking a ride on the metro to Avlabari and then hired a taxi to take us up to Sameba, one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. From there, we walked down to the old city…

Living in Georgia |

Georgia Turned 96: A Personal Account of Celebrating Independence Day

On May 26, 2014, I had the opportunity to witness firsthand the celebration of Georgia's Independence Day in the heart of Tbilisi. The day marked the country's 96th anniversary of independence, and as a foreigner visiting Georgia, it was an unforgettable experience. I was joined by my dad who visited me in Tbilisi, and we decided to venture out and explore the city on this special day. We made our way to Liberty Square, where a military parade…

Living in Georgia |

Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mtskheta

Mtskheta is a small town located in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region of Georgia, about 20 kilometers north of the capital city of Tbilisi. Known for its rich history, religious significance, and stunning natural scenery, Mtskheta is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Georgia. One of the most important features of Mtskheta is its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is due to the town's long and fascinating history, which dates…

Travel guides |

New Wine Festival Tbilisi: Celebrating Georgia's Ancient Winemaking Traditions

Georgia, a country known for its ancient wine-making traditions and distinctive varieties of wine, has been holding the annual New Wine Festival in Tbilisi since 2012. The festival is a celebration of the end of the grape harvest and the beginning of the winemaking season. It is an opportunity for visitors to sample some of the country's finest wines, learn about the winemaking process, and immerse themselves in Georgian culture. The event…

Living in Georgia |

Experience the Best of Georgia: A Road Trip from Kutaisi to Tbilisi

Georgia is a country that is filled with breathtaking natural landscapes, rich culture, and unique experiences that can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages. From the soaring peaks of the Caucasus Mountains to the pristine beaches of the Black Sea coast, Georgia has something to offer every type of traveler. Back in 2014, I had the pleasure of taking a road trip with my dad from Kutaisi to Tbilisi. Along the way, we experienced the many different…

Living in Georgia |

How to Launch a Successful Facebook Ad Campaign on a Minimal Budget

Facebook advertising can be a powerful tool for businesses of all sizes to reach their target audience and drive conversions. However, many small businesses may feel like they don't have the budget to launch an effective Facebook ad campaign. The good news is that with some smart planning and execution, it's possible to create a successful Facebook ad campaign even on a minimal budget. The first step in creating a minimal budget Facebook ad…

Blogging |

I failed to blog 365 days in a row

<p>Unfortunatelly due to my travels abroad, and despite I have 3G phone, I failed to connect to internet and post blog posts for 2 days. There still is places on Earth where is no internet connection.&nbsp;</p><p>I hope I wont fail next time</p>

Blogging |

Switching back to Google Adsense default settings

<p>At start of this May <a href="… changed Adsense placement in my blog</a> in order to get higher click through rate. So far this seems is working, CTR has raised.&nbsp;</p><p>Now I'm willing to increase Cost Per Click.&nbsp;</p><p>For last 10 days I stacked with 2 image only ad units and one text only ad unit. I…

Google Adsense Tips |

Laidi Manor

Laidi manor or palace (Laidu muiža - pils in Latvian) is a very cool tourism sight in Laidi parish, Kuldīga municipality, in the historical region of Courland (Kurzeme) Built in the early 19th century by the local German nobility, it has housed the Laidi primary school since 1921. Park at Laidi manor The origins of the manor date back to the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries. The complex of the manor has formed around the administrator’s…

Tourism objects |

Bagrati Cathedral in Kutaisi

Bagrati Cathedral probably is among the most iconic site to visit in Georgia, and it should be a must have on your travel list if you have been in those parts of Georgia (Kutaisi). If you are traveling to or from Kutaisi International airport take your time and pay a visit here. In fact I have visited Bagrati cathedral just between my travels to or from Kutaisi airport. So did happened my first visit here after I had been living in Georgia for…

Churches and Monasteries |