March 2015

World Backup Day: Special Deals For Portable Hard Drives

  • World Backup Day: Special Deals For Portable Hard Drives

    Published: 31 March, 2015 seen 713 Online Shopping

    I was a bit surprised to learn that there is a day dedicated to backups - A World Backup Day - but opening my e-mail this morning I found a message from Amazon - hey - it's a World Backup Day today.I found a website www.worldbackupday.com and indeed. So here is what it's all about:Don't be an April Fool. Backup your files and check your restores on March 31st.What is backup?A backup is a second copy of all your important files — for example, your family photos, home videos, documents and emails.Instead of storing it all in one place (like your computer), you keep another copy of…

Tbilisi Sulphur Baths On Kiev Street

  • Tbilisi Sulphur Baths On Kiev Street

    Published: 31 March, 2015 seen 7,005 Health & Wellness

    Most often referred just as the "Kiev's Bath" which is a direct translation from Russian "Киевская баня". This sulfur bathhouse is located on Kiev's street (left side cross-street from David Aghmanashebeli avenue) I have been heading here since days we had a nice apartment in this neighborhood on Rome street, discovered first at the end of 2012. Some would call Kiev's bathhouse old and neglected (and that's true), some would call them a good and cheap alternative to those more expensive (and fancier) located in the Tbilisi Old Town. Facade of Kiev's bathhouse in Tbilisi In 2019 there have…

20 Best Toshiba Laptops You Can Buy Online - Amazon.com

  • 20 Best Toshiba Laptops You Can Buy Online - Amazon.com

    Published: 30 March, 2015 seen 51,070 Online Shopping

    Meet 20 Best Toshiba laptops available on Amazon. In this post, I have listed some popular buyer choices you might like to consider before buying your brand new Toshiba laptop.   Please note this review contains affiliate links to Amazon.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Amazon site, I will earn an affiliate income from that. Prices for laptops listed on this page is retrieved by using Amazon Product Advertising API and is updated daily. 2018 TOSHIBA Tecra A50 15.6" HD Business Laptop Computer, Intel Core i7-7500U up to 3.50GHz, 16GB DDR4, 256GB M.2 SSD, DVD±…

Shemoikhede Genatsvale Restaurant Review in Tbilisi (Marjanishvili Street)

  • Shemoikhede Genatsvale Restaurant Review in Tbilisi (Marjanishvili Street)

    Published: 29 March, 2015 seen 1,959 Restaurant reviews

    Shemoikhede Genatsvale is a restaurant in Tbilisi (Marjanishvili street 5) owned by a GMC Group. GMC Group is famous in Georgia and particularity in Georgia because of they run many chains of restaurants. I was really hungry that night and decided let's search for some great offer at local discount portals - I insisted tonight I'm interested in Georgian traditional cuisine like khinkhali or kababi. So we started to search. Now - we found a great deal, for about 17 GEL ( $7.50 / EUR 7.00) which included 2 kababs and 20 khinkali. Exactly what I was looking for that night. We bought a discount…

'Lermontov' Documentary Film

  • 'Lermontov' Documentary Film

    Published: 29 March, 2015 seen 788 Documentaries

    Lermonov is a documentary film about famous Russian poet Mikhail Lermontov made by Star Media. Babich design. Released on 2014. Film is spoken in Russian, English subtitles are provided. I have never though I will actually spend and evening of watching something like this, but after spending a lovely afternoon at charming and for me un-typical Tbilisi literature cafe, where accidentally I started to read some Russian language book with Lermontov's poetry and more accidentally by reading a poem called "Dispute" I was just eager to learn more of this talented 19th century poet. So I found this…

How Google 'Mobile-Friendly' Ranking Factor Will Affect SEO

  • How Google 'Mobile-Friendly' Ranking Factor Will Affect SEO

    Published: 28 March, 2015 seen 1,669 Search Engine Optimization

    Get prepared before new algorithm is implemented on April 21, 2015.More than a year ago I already wrote- Responsive website - should I convert my site? Back then I concluded - if you are not heavily dependent on social networks, you should't worry much. This time things have changed.Google search page indicates Mobile-friendly According to Official Google Webmaster Central Blog:Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have a…

Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5308 Laptop Review

  • Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5308 Laptop Review

    Published: 27 March, 2015 seen 4,319 Gadget Reviews

    Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5308 Laptop is a hottest new laptop release on Amazon at the end of Q1 2015. I decided to take a closer look of this laptop and wrap up small review. This model was first released on January 30, 2015 and comes with a budget class price (see below). There are both positive and negative aspects of this laptop to consider before making a purchase. Speaking of negative - folks are complaining it's not fast enough. Speaking of positive - you are getting what you have paid for. So simple. Continue reading to learn more about negative and positive sides of this laptop model.…

Rachis Ubani Tbilisi Restaurant Review

  • Rachis Ubani Tbilisi Restaurant Review

    Published: 26 March, 2015 seen 2,691 Restaurant reviews

    I would call Rachis Ubani restaurant probably one of the best restaurants in Tbilisi. This restaurant serves a traditional Georgian Cuisine. It's not even about the great food they are serving here (although food is tremendous here) but more of its location.  Rachis Ubani restaurant is located on road serpentine between Vake and Turtle lake, on the edge of Tbilisi Open Air Ethnographic Museum. It is best to enjoy your meal at this restaurant's patio during hot summer evenings. The restaurant offers spectacular views of city lights. After tasting the wine they are serving here in combination…

Restaurant 'Oriental Pearl' Review In Tbilisi

  • Restaurant 'Oriental Pearl' Review In Tbilisi

    Published: 25 March, 2015 seen 1,332 Restaurant reviews

    Welcome to another Tbilisi restaurant reviews series - today I will write about a Chinese cuisine restaurant Oriental Pearl located on Paliashvili street 90 (Vake district) in Tbilisi. I first discovered this restaurant a few year ago, and ever since have been heading here for some 2 times per year. In overall it's a lit bit pricey compared to other restaurants, but hey it's a Chinese Cuisine.  As usual for taking photographs I'm using my Samsung phone and using Instagram (then taking them from Instagram and adding to posts - you can read a blog post on how I turned my Instagram account into…

Algeti Reservoir

  • Algeti Reservoir

    Published: 24 March, 2015 seen 1,854 Lakes

    The other day during a hiking tour at Birtvisi Canyon we discovered another interesting tourism object in Georgia- Algeti reservoir. I couldn't resist making some photos here (see below).  I didn't find much information about this reservoir in English language resources, but I found one in Russian Wikipedia, so I will try to translate it here: Algeti reservoir is a reservoir on the river of Algeti, located in the territory of Georgia in Tetri Ttskaro district, near the village of Tbeti. The total volume of the reservoir - 65 million m³, useful - 60 million cubic meters. It's is planned to…

Best Drone To Buy 2015 - Most Popular Quad copters On Amazon

  • Best Drone To Buy 2015 - Most Popular Quad copters On Amazon

    Published: 23 March, 2015 seen 5,942 Online Shopping

    The other day I was on a hiking tour around Birtvisi Canyon in Georgia. During this tour I realized a drone or quad copter is a must have toy for such outdoor activity fans like me,  I was really looking for a feature of flying some drone over those canyons. Returning home I decided to make a search for a drone on Amazon.I learned a simple lessons doing my research: You need a drone with a camera; DJI Phantom seems is a leader for now in quad copter market. Lifetime of a battery plays a major role as well. Although you can buy a drone for some $50.00 I took a look for those costing more…

Hiking In Birtvisi Canyon (Hidden Trails Of Georgia)

  • Hiking In Birtvisi Canyon (Hidden Trails Of Georgia)

    Published: 22 March, 2015 seen 7,203 Outdoor Activities

    The other day in the company of three we headed to Birtvisi Canyon for some hiking experience. It all started reading some info of a non-standard close to Tbilisi located destinations. And Birtvisi just popped up on this list. Turns out - there is a Birtvisi Fortress located somewhere in the middle of these canyons. I had never before heard of such place and was pretty much surprised learning that it's located just some one-hour drive from Tbilisi, in the region of Kvemo Kartli (Lower Kartli). Birtvisi canyon is located in Trialeti Planned National Park. There are two main roads heading to…

Elnur Huseynov With Song 'Hour Of The Wolf' Will Sing For Azerbaijan At Eurovision 2015

  • Elnur Huseynov With Song 'Hour Of The Wolf' Will Sing For Azerbaijan At Eurovision 2015

    Published: 21 March, 2015 seen 776 Random thoughts and notes

    Elnur Huseynov is Azerbaijan’s choice for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. He was internally selected by the Azerbaijani broadcaster İctimai Television, ITV. On stage in Vienna, the singer will perform his mystical contemporary ballad Hour Of The Wolf.Eurovision 2015 is a great chance to present myself as a solo artist. I believe in my entry song as it has so many powerful messages. It is truly a song with great meaning of which the most important is ‘that every heart deserves a fight’ and we should never give up. We must fight for our happiness and for the better future. I’m going to…

ASUS Zenbook UX305FA-ASM1 Laptop Review

  • ASUS Zenbook UX305FA-ASM1 Laptop Review

    Published: 20 March, 2015 seen 2,010 Gadget Reviews

    Welcome to my third laptop reviews post series, today I will write about recently released model of ASUS Zenbook UX305FA-ASM1. This laptop was first released on February 16, 2015 and in this short time it has already found it's way to customer hearts. Update: See Top 21 Best Selling Asus Laptops in 2016 I can describe this ASUS Zenbook using following words: Fast, lightweight and reliable Please note this review contains affiliate links to Amazon.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Amazon site, I will earn an affiliate income from that. Price for this laptop is…

Cafe Discovery In Tbilisi Review

  • Cafe Discovery In Tbilisi Review

    Published: 20 March, 2015 seen 1,283 Restaurant reviews

    Welcome to another post in series of Tbilisi restaurant reviews. Today I will write about a lovely Cafe located on Marjanishvili square in Tbilisi which offers tasty wraps for a budget price. Meet Cafe Discovery. I have been heading to this place for a  years already (It's a good indicator here in Georgia - if restaurant is in business for years - it's a pretty good restaurant or Cafe this time). Reason I love this place - it's one of few in Tbilisi that makes wraps (tuna fish, salmon e.t.c). I love wrapps. Entrance at Cafe Discovery Frankly speaking I would call this place a boutique cafe…

Potential Business Partner Search In Republic Of Georgia

  • Potential Business Partner Search In Republic Of Georgia

    Published: 19 March, 2015 seen 2,290 Living in Georgia

    During my blogging career I have received several messages on my blog's contact form asking for advice for potential business partner search in Tbilisi or Georgia. Well I only feel flattered and honored that I have been noticed and contacted (seems a major role is played here thanks to my posts in Living in Georgia category). I haven't searched for potential business partners here in Georgia (though I have been doing some business here). Currently  I'm open for a propositions from travel companies willing to serve incoming tourists in Georgia. Contact me for more details.  I remember my first…

How to Write a Blog Continuously (Tips After 18 Month of Daily Blogging)

  • How to Write a Blog Continuously (Tips After 18 Month of Daily Blogging)

    Published: 19 March, 2015 seen 1,009 Blogging

    About a year ago I created a blog post with title - I hate blogging - in that post I complained about lack of motivation. Well, it has been a year already passed and I haven't complained any more. Before digging deeper in - let me explain:Back on October 2013 I started adventure called a blog and first of my blog post were a question addressed to myself - Can I Blog 365 days in a row? Reason I was asking this question - when starting something new - it all seems so exciting, so adventurous. But then comes routine, especially for blogging thing - you see that results are not so great.It…

Best Outdoor Activities In Georgia (Tbilisi and Beyond)

  • Best Outdoor Activities In Georgia (Tbilisi and Beyond)

    Published: 18 March, 2015 seen 4,104 Outdoor Activities

    In this article I have listed few interesting outdoor activities one (perhaps you) can perform in Republic of Georgia. Since soon it will be already four years since I have been living here, I have some thoughts what's cool and what's not.  I'm more hiking / cycling person, so you will find a few interesting hiking routes in Tbilisi and a few cycling routes. As well you will learn about rafting opportunities in Georgia or skiing options at Georgian winter resort Gudauri. Or fishing near border of Azerbaijan.  [view:referenced_items=block_1] Learn more about my experience in Georgia.

Projected Future Forecast For GDP In Former Soviet Union Block Countries (2014-2019)

  • Projected Future Forecast For GDP In Former Soviet Union Block Countries (2014-2019)

    Published: 18 March, 2015 seen 2,541 Economic notes

    In past I have created many GDP reviews regarding former Soviet Union republics, but have never made future GDP forecast report yet. In this article that's exactly what I'm doing. Now, Soviet Union doesn't exist for more than 25 years already. Those former 15 republics have gone more or less separate way since dissolution of USSR.   There has happened some geopolitical changes over last 25 years, starting of dissolution of USSR, formation of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), three of former soviet republics have joined both European Union and NATO. And for a last of couple of years…

Best Hikes In Tbilisi Are Located Near Turtle Lake

  • Best Hikes In Tbilisi Are Located Near Turtle Lake

    Published: 17 March, 2015 seen 5,534 Outdoor Activities

    I have been living in Georgia for already four years now. I have traveled around country much. See my travels in Georgia on map. Probably one of my most Favorite destinations in Tbilisi is Turtle Lake. In hot summer days I head here to do some work (most cases some Drupal development) or brainstorm new ideas. Though I started to blog - document my travels just in 2013, I have been here (Turtle lake) some hundred times for sure. If at start I headed here just for chilling near the lake, then lately I'm more in some outdoor activities.  In this post I have listed three hiking routes all of them…

Stratfor: How Currency Woes Undermine Georgia, Moldova

  • Stratfor: How Currency Woes Undermine Georgia, Moldova

    Published: 17 March, 2015 seen 779 Economic notes

    Governments across the former Soviet Union have felt the impact of currency devaluations, but currency depreciations and related economic problems in Georgia and Moldova are exposing their governments to major political pitfalls this year, including even potential government collapse. Both countries have been pursuing greater integration with the West but are still heavily linked to Russia, making them susceptible to Russia's economic downturn. Economic difficulties will undermine both countries' efforts to achieve greater political and economic integration with the European Union and will be…

Latest HP Laptop / Notebook Releases

  • Latest HP Laptop / Notebook Releases

    Published: 16 March, 2015 seen 2,530 Online Shopping

    Welcome to the latest HP laptop / notebook releases post. Here you will find both brand new and refurbished HP computers released at the end of 2014 and start of 2015. In case you are wondering why HP? The answer is simple - I'm a deep lover of HP laptops. I'm still using my Old Compaq 6510B I bought almost 8 year ago - the best - it's still almost as new (Well I have done some upgrades on it). If I would look to buy a new laptop now - I would definitely look at HP first, actually those 3 listed below are some of my favourite  latest HP laptop releases:[amazon:B00RKN5B4U:full][…

Hiking trails near Turtle Lake (Tbilisi) - Photos And Route Map

  • Hiking trails near Turtle Lake (Tbilisi) - Photos And Route Map

    Published: 16 March, 2015 seen 2,223 Outdoor Activities

    Welcome to another hiking / trekking post in Tbilisi.  This time in a company of three we made a route from Turtle Lake - Round Garden (Eristavi street).  As warm weather is more approaching, I'm more into outdoor activities. So - last week we took our bikes and headed to Lisi lake. Speaking of hiking near Turtle lake - this was already third time this year (first two were made on January) - so it actually doesn't matter what are the weather conditions, right? This time I did record this route using MapMyRide app and made plenty of photos (Lately I'm really into macros) About Route This was a…

Mørland & Debrah Scarlett To Represent Norway At Eurovision 2015

  • Mørland & Debrah Scarlett To Represent Norway At Eurovision 2015

    Published: 15 March, 2015 seen 772 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant - Mørland & Debrah Scarlett To Represent Norway At Eurovision 2015. Read: Mørland & Debrah Scarlett take the Norwegian flag to Vienna! We can always rely on broadcaster NRK to put on a spectacular show and tonight was no exception. The 2015 edition of Melodi Grand Prix had everything; an orchestra, 11 fantastic acts, lots of history and…

Måns Zelmerlöw With The Song 'Heroes' Will Represent Sweden At Eurovision 2015

  • Måns Zelmerlöw With The Song 'Heroes' Will Represent Sweden At Eurovision 2015

    Published: 15 March, 2015 seen 988 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant - Måns Zelmerlöw With The Song 'Heroes' Will Represent Sweden At Eurovision 2015. Read: Sweden: Måns Zelmerlöw wins Melodifestivalen The Swedish national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, Melodifestivalen 2015, came to an end. After a six-shows-long tour, the international juries and the Swedish viewers decided that the honour of…

The Makemakes with song 'I am Yours' will represent Austria!

  • The Makemakes with song 'I am Yours' will represent Austria!

    Published: 15 March, 2015 seen 735 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant - The Makemakes with a song 'I am yours' has been confirmed to represent Austria. Read: The Makemakes to represent Austria!In two rounds of voting, an international jury and the national TV public jointly decided that the host country of the 2015 Eurovision SongABOUT EUROVISION 2015 SONG CONTESTThe Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will be the 60th edition of…

The Netherlands: Trijntje to sing "Walk Along" in Vienna

  • The Netherlands: Trijntje to sing "Walk Along" in Vienna

    Published: 15 March, 2015 seen 688 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant: The Netherlands and Trijntje with song "Walk Along". Source: The Netherlands: Trijntje to sing "Walk Along" in ViennaABOUT EUROVISION 2015 SONG CONTESTThe Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will be the 60th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. The contest will take place in Vienna, Austria, following Conchita Wurst's victory in the 2014 edition…

Polina Gagarina With Song 'A Million Voices' To Represent Russia At Eurovision 2015

  • Polina Gagarina With Song 'A Million Voices' To Represent Russia At Eurovision 2015

    Published: 15 March, 2015 seen 900 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant from Russia - Polina Gagarina will sing 'A Million Voices' Read: Polina Gagarina to represent Russia! It has been confirmed that Polina Gagarina will represent Russia in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. She will sing A Million Voices in Vienna, a song written by a truly international team.About Polina GagarinaPolina Gagarina was born March 27, 1987…

Marta Jandová and Václav Noid Bárta Will Sing For Czech Republic

  • Marta Jandová and Václav Noid Bárta Will Sing For Czech Republic

    Published: 15 March, 2015 seen 476 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestants from Czech Republic: Marta Jandová and Václav Noid Bárta Read: Listen to the Czech song! This year, for the first time since 2009, the Czech Republic will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest. Well-known Marta Jandová and Václav Noid Bárta have been internally chosen to represent the country in Vienna. Today it's finally time to get to…

Monika Kuszyńska With Song 'In The Name Of Love' To Sing For Poland At Eurovision

  • Monika Kuszyńska With Song 'In The Name Of Love' To Sing For Poland At Eurovision

    Published: 15 March, 2015 seen 598 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn for artist from Poland: Monika Kuszyńska Monika Kuszyńska is the Polish representative in Vienna. She is a popular singer in her home country. Monika was a lead singer in the pop band Varius Manx. In 2006, she had a car accident and since then she is a partially paralyzed. But Monika didn't give up her passion - singing. On the contrary, she decided to sing for love and…

Voltaj with the song De la capăt will sing For Romania at Eurovision 2015

  • Voltaj with the song De la capăt will sing For Romania at Eurovision 2015

    Published: 14 March, 2015 seen 743 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant Voltaj from Romania with the song De la capăt to fly the flag for them in Vienna. Read: Voltaj to represent Romania in ViennaAbout VoltajVoltaj is a very popular band in their home country, with millions of fans, and their song De la capăt has a serious theme: The loneliness of children. "The Eurovision Song Contest has an extremely big visibility,…

Leonor Andrade to represent Portugal in Vienna

  • Leonor Andrade to represent Portugal in Vienna

    Published: 14 March, 2015 seen 585 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant, this time Leonor Andrade from Portugal with the song Há um Mar que nos Separa. Read: Leonor Andrade to represent Portugal in ViennaABOUT EUROVISION 2015 SONG CONTESTThe Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will be the 60th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. The contest will take place in Vienna, Austria, following Conchita Wurst's victory in…

Electro Velvet To Represent United Kingdom At Eurovision 2015

  • Electro Velvet To Represent United Kingdom At Eurovision 2015

    Published: 14 March, 2015 seen 551 Random thoughts and notes

    I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant, this time Electro Velvet who is going to represent United Kingdom.The BBC has revealed that Electro Velvet, a musical duo consisting of Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas, will represent the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, performing the song Still In Love With You.About Electro VelvetAlex, aged 35, from Welwyn Garden City and Bianca, aged 26,…

Budget (Cheap Price) Hotels In Roses Spain Under € 50

  • Budget (Cheap Price) Hotels In Roses Spain Under € 50

    Published: 14 March, 2015 seen 940 Hotel reviews

    Roses is a fabulous town located on shores of Costa Brava in region of Catalonia, Spain. It's a major tourist spot with local Spanish tourists and tourists from France making a majority of visitors. Though plenty of Brits and American nationals can be found here as well. Read: Exploring Catalonia: from Roses to Cadaques I first arrived here from Girona heading to Figueras to Visit world's famous Salvador Dali museum.Though I have not stayed overnight in Roses (instead I have stayed in Cadaques which is some 20 km distance from Roses), this place is a place were I would definitely…

Spring Is In The Air - Colourful Photos From Tbilisi Dezerter Bazaar

  • Spring Is In The Air - Colourful Photos From Tbilisi Dezerter Bazaar

    Published: 13 March, 2015 seen 1,553 Living in Georgia

    On the lovely date of March 8 which in Georgia and many other countries is celebrated as International Women's Day I headed to Tbilisi Dezerter Bazaar to capture impressions of that day. I was hoping to capture smiling man with flowers in hand but instead I did photographed a lot of vegetables, fruits and yes flowers as well. As well I managed to capture both happy and unhappy sales persons in action. Take a look Narcissus for Sale at Tbilisi Dezerter Bazaar Radishes and sorrels for sale at market At least I believe those are some sorels, but maybe they are beet leaves? Colored paprika…

ASUS D550MAV-DB01(S) Laptop Review

  • ASUS D550MAV-DB01(S) Laptop Review

    Published: 13 March, 2015 seen 4,780 Gadget Reviews

    Welcome to my second laptop reviews post series, today I will write about a ASUS D550MAV-DB01(S) 15.6 inches laptop model which is available for sale on Amazon. Update: See Top 21 Best Selling Asus Laptops in 2016 I first wrote about it's predecessor ASUS D550MAV-DB01 back in September, 2014 when I listed Best ASUS laptops. Generally speaking this version is an upgraded version of D550MAV-DB01 - compared to it's older version this laptop will cost around 50-80 dollars more than it older version, and here are the only reasons I found you should pay more: compared to it's older version this one…

Enabled Cache For Drupal Views Gives A Better Performace

  • Enabled Cache For Drupal Views Gives A Better Performace

    Published: 12 March, 2015 seen 1,212 Drupal Development

    The other day talking with my dad on Facebook, he asked me, why my blog is so slow today - it's so slow that he cannot open my site at all. I straight went to my Linode VPS to investigate server logs. Nothing unusual did find there. I used http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/ to test speed of my site and it actually was really slow. Since my blog is heavily based on Drupal views, and I had not before enabled cache neither for CSS or JS (I'm still not aggregating CSS and JS) I decided to give a try and to enable cache for all of my views. The result? Pretty fast right now. Actually I did a lot of up…

How To Make Fresh Egg Pasta Noodles Using Macaroni machine

  • How To Make Fresh Egg Pasta Noodles Using Macaroni machine

    Published: 12 March, 2015 seen 1,085 Food blogger

    Welcome to my third attempt of being a food bloger, today I will demonstrate how one (perhaps you) can make a home-made noodles by using a macaroni machine.I believe just like in my previous food blog posts I will learn some new English culinary language.Ingredients you will need: flour, eggs, salt and a macaroni machine.We bought our macaroni machine here in Georgia some years ago already, if you don't have one, take your chances and browse on amazon.com[amazon:B0009U5OSO:full]Lets dig in:Ingredients for fresh Egg Pasta - Flour, Eggs and saltAdd Flour to a bowl (make a small cavity…

Cycling Near Lisi Lake In Tbilisi (Route Map + Photos)

  • Cycling Near Lisi Lake In Tbilisi (Route Map + Photos)

    Published: 11 March, 2015 seen 1,897 Outdoor Activities

    Welcome to another cycling in Tbilisi post series. Today I will write about our latest cycling route near the Lisi lake, will provide you with a cycling map and plenty of photos I managed to capture here.  During this cycling route, we discovered a few and very interesting places in Tbilisi I had previously barely heard but never had visited them before. Places like Tbilisi Hippodrome and Tbilisi Dog Shelter.  It all started with a call to a friend with a mini-van. Damn, we are like typical tourists, why should you wheel if you can call a friend and ask to drive you up in the hill (Lisi lake…

Haven't Received Amazon Associates Payment By Check? Contact Support

  • Haven't Received Amazon Associates Payment By Check? Contact Support

    Published: 11 March, 2015 seen 2,514 Affiliate Marketing Tips

    It has been a week already since I'm a little bit worried about not receiving a letter with check inside from Amazon Associates here in Republic of Georgia. During my short panic attacks I have already twice contacted local Georgian Post once by phone, once visiting a branch on site. Both times - answer were negative - no mail received. Actually you can learn more about my struggle both with Georgian Post and local banks of processing such simple thing as a check in following posts:How Amazon Affiliates get paid in Republic of Georgia - Part 1How Amazon Associates Receives Their Checks…

Tbilisi Dog Shelter Near Lisi Lake

  • Tbilisi Dog Shelter Near Lisi Lake

    Published: 10 March, 2015 seen 3,637 Professional services

    The other day during our cycling near Lisi lake in Tbilisi we discovered a few and interesting places, I have already wrapped a blog post about Tbilisi Hippodrome we discovered by accident. By accident we discovered a Tbilisi Dog Shelter as well.  When cycling from Tbilisi Hippodrome back to Lisi lake, my eyes cached an interesting scene - in the middle of nowhere people were doing some exercises. So we decided to approach and the closer we get, the louder started a dog barking. And here it was - A Tbilisi Dog Shelter. I first heard of this organization at last Christmas Charity Fair held at…

23 Drupal Tips and Tutorials For Extending Your Website

  • 23 Drupal Tips and Tutorials For Extending Your Website

    Published: 10 March, 2015 seen 1,937 Drupal Development

    To celebrate a milestone 100 published articles in category Drupal Development, I have decided to list 23 Drupal tips and tutorials on working with modules, views and theme files that could help you extend your websites functionality. My first article covering Drupal Development was made back in October 2013, in total it took me some 18 months to write  those 100 Drupal related articles.  [view:referenced_items=block_1]

Tbilisi Hippodrome Near Lisi Lake (Jockey Club)

  • Tbilisi Hippodrome Near Lisi Lake (Jockey Club)

    Published: 9 March, 2015 seen 3,783 Entertainment

    After a longer break of my cycling advetures, on a lovely Saturday morning we took our bikes and headed to Lisi Lake. Turned out that just a few hundred meters away from Lisi Lake there is located a place called 'Tbilisi Hippodrom LTD' - At start I was kinda suspicious, because only one for me known Hippodrome in Tbilisi (now we should call it a former hippodrome) is located along the Vake-Saburtalo road. I'm not an expert in this field - if owner of this place wanted to call it a hippodrome - fine with me. I managed to take 18 pictures of this place: Construction works at Tbilisi Hippodrome…

Top 10 Best Selling Laptops - March 2015

  • Top 10 Best Selling Laptops - March 2015

    Published: 9 March, 2015 seen 5,301 Online Shopping

    Still looking to replace your old laptop/notebook with a brand new one?  Here is the list - with TOP 10 Best Sellers on Amazon as on March 2015.Please note those items are available for sale on Amazon, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Amazon site, I will earn an affiliate income from that.I'm fetching prices for those laptops using Amazon Product Advertisment APi, normally they should be correct, if not they are maximum 24 hour delayedHP Stream 11 Laptop Includes Office 365 Personal for One Year (Horizon Blue)Work from a happy place with a…

Yamato Sushi Bar in Tbilisi Review

  • Yamato Sushi Bar in Tbilisi Review

    Published: 8 March, 2015 seen 1,354 Restaurant reviews

    Welcome to another post in series of Tbilisi restaurant reviews. Today I will write about a Yamato Sushi bar located on Alexander Kazbegi avenue in Tbilisi. As usual we bought a coupon on local Georgian groupon clone style site hotsale.ge. Offer was for around 20 GEL ($10.00 / EUR 9.00) or probably even cheaper and included a sushi set and a miso soup. As usual for taking photographs I'm using my Samsung phone and using Instagram (then taking them from Instagram and adding to posts - you can read a blog post on how I turned my Instagram account into a photo blog  Yamato Sushi Bar in Tbilisi…

Maria-Eleni Kyriakou with Song 'One Last Breath' will sing for Greece at Eurovision 2015 Vienna, Austria

Guy Sebastian to compete for Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest

  • Guy Sebastian to compete for Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest

    Published: 8 March, 2015 seen 509 Random thoughts and notes

    Guy Sebastian will represent Australia at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna! The performance will be a celebration of Australian music and culture and marks the first time in Eurovision history that Australia has been invited to compete at the contest as a wild card entry to celebrate 60 years of Eurovision Song Contest.The Eurovision Song Contest reached an Australian audience of over 3 million in 2014 and an international audience of over 195 million people and SBS and production partner Blink TV agreed that Guy Sebastian was the perfect artist to showcase Australian music on the…

Ann Sophie Sing For Germany At Eurovision 2015

  • Ann Sophie Sing For Germany At Eurovision 2015

    Published: 7 March, 2015 seen 650 Random thoughts and notes

    German TV public have chosen their winner for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna: Andreas Kümmert won the vote of the public but declined to represent Germany. Thus the second-placed Ann-Sophie will be singing Black Smoke in Vienna!About Ann SophieAnn Sophie (24) was born in London and grew up in Hamburg. At the age of four, she started with ballet dancing, and at 14 she knew that she wanted to be a singer. Six years later she moved to New York to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute to become an actress. At the same time she started her music career, singing in…

15 Best Recommended Hotels in Girona, Spain on Booking.com (Close to Cathedral; Price Range EUR 50 - 100)

  • 15 Best Recommended Hotels in Girona, Spain on Booking.com (Close to Cathedral; Price Range EUR 50 - 100)

    Published: 7 March, 2015 seen 1,065 Hotel reviews

    Last autumn I made a week long trip to Spain, region of Catalonia, after landing at Barcelona El Prat Airport, we took our car from rental company and went straight to Girona. You can read more about my first impressions of Girona, but here is a quick tip - major tourist attractions in Girona are: Girona Cathedral and Jewish Quarter. Back then we stayed at Hotel Gran Hotel, which actually is pretty good bet, but I decided to list another great Girona hotels and apartments. Depending on your travel budget you will learn that you can get your Girona hotel in average EUR 50 - EUR 100.…

Restaurant 'Shengen' Review in Tbilisi

  • Restaurant 'Shengen' Review in Tbilisi

    Published: 7 March, 2015 seen 1,419 Restaurant reviews

    Welcome to another great Tbilisi restaurant review - today I will write about restaurant Shengen located on Sioni street in the heart of Tbilisi Old Town. The reason I was intrigued to visit this place was simple - I really enjoyed their name - I mean Shengen from Schengen area - it made me smile. To get here - as usual using local Georgian groupon clone sites - vovovo.ge this time - be bought a coupon here for a steak and glass of wine. This offer was as low as 12GEL ($5.50 / EUR 5.00) per person.  Those of you have seen a comedy EuroTrip (2004) - probably will find some similarities after…

How To Display Social Share Buttons On Drupal Taxonomy Pages

  • How To Display Social Share Buttons On Drupal Taxonomy Pages

    Published: 6 March, 2015 seen 2,092 Drupal Development

    In this Drupal tutorial I will show how one (perhaps you) can add social share buttons on your Drupal taxonomy pages.By saying social Share buttons - I mean Facebook share or like, Twitter tweet and Google+. In this tutorial I will not use any module, just some Drupal theming and working with Drupal views.This tutorial is heavily based on my tutorial how to add Facebook share button on Drupal nodes I did back at the end of 2013.Prior I will dig into technical details take a look at this screenshot or see it on action by pressing any tag or category page on my blog, for example Drupal…

ASUS X551MAV-EB01-B Notebook PC Review

  • ASUS X551MAV-EB01-B Notebook PC Review

    Published: 6 March, 2015 seen 1,987 Gadget Reviews

    Welcome to my first laptop review - today I will write about one of the Amazon's best selling laptops for couple of last months - ASUS X551MAV-EB01-B Notebook PC.   Update: See Top 21 Best Selling Asus Laptops in 2016 I first noticed this laptop back on August, 2014 doing  Top 10 Best-selling laptop list. Back then in August it has risen to third place among Amazon Best-Sellers, but in coming next months it has risen to first place and it looks like it's not giving away it's place  to other rival any time soon.  I believe the reason this laptop is sold so good is made thank's to: First - …

Home Made 'Pirozhki' (Baked Stuffed Pies) And Cinnamon Buns

  • Home Made 'Pirozhki' (Baked Stuffed Pies) And Cinnamon Buns

    Published: 5 March, 2015 seen 991 Food blogger

    Welcome to my second attempt of being a food blogger - in this post I will try to demonstrate how to bake a Russian 'Pirozhki' and a cinnamon buns using yeast dough.Please pardon my English language it's not my native language.I'm complete profane into cooking and I'm a super complete profane in English culinary language. But hey, that's what for my blog is used for - to learn new things and improve my language skills.I believe the culinary English is a great way to improve English language skills.Back to the subject - 'Pirozhki' in Russian stands for small pies stuffed with some filling.…

Blog Online Income Report - February 2015 - $900.05

  • Blog Online Income Report - February 2015 - $900.05

    Published: 5 March, 2015 seen 2,092 Online Income Reports

    Welcome to already fourteen of my blog's online income report. Today I will cover earnings I made solely with my blog during month of February 2015.I'm doing those report since start of 2014 and they (reports) help me track my online success or failures. I hope they can inspire others as well.About Online Income in Monty of February 2015In total I earned $940.05 what is up by 25.02% if compared to my earnings in month of January, when I earned $752.65$940.05 in a month equals to $33.57 in a dayTechnically speaking, my February earnings would be the same as a minimum wage in Malta or a little…

Lagidze Water near Sameba

  • Lagidze Water near Sameba

    Published: 4 March, 2015 seen 2,169 Restaurant reviews

    Welcome to another post in Tbilisi restaurant series. Today I will speak about cafe Lagidze Water located at Sameba Cathedral complex.  I had heard previously about Lagidze Water, but I didn't know much about it, just something that it was pretty popular drink during Soviet times (and probably Tsarist Russia times as well) My knowledge was short like it's some syrup mix with water - well I'm not found of syrup waters but seems that in Georgia it's pretty much popular drink. According to Wikipedia Lagidze water  is a popular Georgian soft drink based on soda and a variety of natural syrups. It…

Sameba - Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi

  • Sameba - Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi

    Published: 4 March, 2015 seen 5,309 Churches and Monasteries

    Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, commonly known as Sameba (Trinity in Georgian) probably is among the most known Tbilisi tourist attraction sites and of course it's the main cathedral of Georgian Orthodox Church. For me it's always been interesting to look at Sameba from two points of view - it's third highest Orthodox cathedral in the world and it symbolizes Georgian national and spiritual revival. Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi (Sameba) Constructed between 1995 and 2004, it is the third-tallest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in the world and one of the largest religious buildings in the…

Maraaya Will Sing For Slovenia At Eurovision 2015

  • Maraaya Will Sing For Slovenia At Eurovision 2015

    Published: 3 March, 2015 seen 755 Random thoughts and notes

    This year eight artists and bands in Slovenia were among the finalists, but there’s only one winner and it’s Maraaya.About MaraayaMARAAYA is a indie/pop band consisted of Marjetka (vocalist) and Raay (composer). They are working on their first studio album, which might be published before the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. Apparently, the first single Lovin' Me is already published.Slovenia at the Eurovision Song ContestSlovenia participated 20 times, debuting in 1993. The best results were achieved by Darja Švajger (1995) and Nuša Derenda (2001). They both won seventh place.For those who…

Molly Sterling To Represent Ireland At Eurovision 2015

  • Molly Sterling To Represent Ireland At Eurovision 2015

    Published: 3 March, 2015 seen 722 Random thoughts and notes

    Ireland  selected their entry for the 2015 contest and, in a very close contest, they have chosen Molly Sterling with the song Playing With Numbers to wave the flag for them this year in Vienna.About Molly SterlingMolly Sterling (16) is a self-taught musician from Nenegh in Co Tipperary. She and songwriter Greg French co-wrote Playing wWth Numbers as part of her upcoming album. The song is about the risks people take every day in love and in life, and the experiences of taking the road less travelled. Molly says: 'As a performing artist it's rare to get the opportunity to represent…

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät To Represt Finland At Eurovision

  • Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät To Represt Finland At Eurovision

    Published: 3 March, 2015 seen 713 Random thoughts and notes

    The winner Aina mun pitää (I always have to) is a punk song written and performed by Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät. At 1:25 (one minute and twenty-five seconds) Aina mun pitää is bound to be the shortest song ever in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest.The band's name in English is Pertti Kurikka's Name Day. Pertti Kurikan is the guitarist of the band; they are also known by their acronym, PKN.This four-piece came together at a cultural workshop for the learning disabled and they’ve been making fierce punk rock ever since. A documentary on the band, The Punk Syndrome, was released in…

Eduard Romanyuta wins the Moldovan final (Eurovision 2015)

  • Eduard Romanyuta wins the Moldovan final (Eurovision 2015)

    Published: 3 March, 2015 seen 570 Random thoughts and notes

    The Moldovan national final O Melodie Pentru Europa is one of the most popular and favourite music shows of the year. That's why to win this selection is a big honour. Tonight, Eduard Romanyuta convinced the expert jury and the TV viewers with his performance and thus, was chosen to represent Moldova in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. They will sing I Want Your Love in Vienna.About Eduard RomanyutaEduard Romanyuta is a Ukrainian singer. He participated in the Ukrainian national selections several times in the past. Eduard said that he loves Moldova and wants all Moldovan citizens to love…

Boggie with Song 'Wars For Nothing' will sing for Hungary at Eurovision 2015

  • Boggie with Song 'Wars For Nothing' will sing for Hungary at Eurovision 2015

    Published: 3 March, 2015 seen 619 Random thoughts and notes

    Boggie will represent Hungary in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.About BoggieBOGGIE is a project of two young songwriters, singer Boglárka Csemer and keyboardist Áron Sebestyén. Melody is the central and essential element the music of BOGGIE. The songs are woven around the magical melodies delivered by Boglárka’s unique voice, singing in French and English and her native Hungarian. Her voice draws the listener into the enchanted world of French chanson as well as the emotional intensity of modern pop music intertwined with the playfulness and musical explorations of jazz.The group was formed…

About Public Holidays in Georgia 2015

  • About Public Holidays in Georgia 2015

    Published: 3 March, 2015 seen 1,258 Living in Georgia

    There is one thing that Georgia has taught me - everything is relative here.So as a surprise come a news that today (March 3) is a public holiday in Georgia. Public holiday means that streets will be empty, many business won't work. So did as a surprise for me come Day of Svetsikhoveli last year, when I was surprised that nobody in Georgia replied to my e-mails. Just at the end of working day I learned this day was official public holiday.So to avoid such scenarios in future I'm adding a Public Holiday list in Georgia for 2015.In total there are 15 official Public Holidays here in…

Laptop Deals On Amazon - 40% Off For Refurbished Computers

  • Laptop Deals On Amazon - 40% Off For Refurbished Computers

    Published: 2 March, 2015 seen 4,134 Online Shopping

    Buying a refurbished laptop is pretty normal and I would call a great opportunity to save money and even get an upgraded laptop.Around a year ago I bought refurbished HP laptop from Amazon, though I'm not using it on my everyday computing works, I'm using it as a backup laptop, I'm taking it with myself when I'm travelling and on other occasions. In this article I have listed 13 certified refurbished laptops which are on Sale on Amazon offering to save up to 40% of their price.If I would be in buying mood now, I would probably pick up the The HP ENVY TouchSmart Sleekbook m6-k022dx,…

Blog Traffic Report - February 2015 - 14,579 Users

  • Blog Traffic Report - February 2015 - 14,579 Users

    Published: 2 March, 2015 seen 1,093 Blog statistics

    Welcome to 17 my blog's traffic and statistics report. This time covering month of February 2015.I'm doing monthly traffic and income reports to measure were I was, were I am and were I am heading too. Those reports keep me track my progress (or bounces), and hopefully can inspire some other bloger(s) as well.This February come with a traffic dip, when overall traffic dropped by -26.36% and totalled in 14,579 unique users. Blog Traffic February 2015 (Source: Google Analytics)14,579 users is a -26.36% drop if compared to month of JanuaryIt's a -5,219 user drop if…

Restaurant / Cafe 'Accent' Review in Tbilisi

  • Restaurant / Cafe 'Accent' Review in Tbilisi

    Published: 1 March, 2015 seen 1,677 Restaurant reviews

    Welcome to another Tbilisi Restaurant review. Today I will speak about a Cafe Accent. Though they call themselves a cafe - I prefer to use a word restaurant. I believe this place is a new in Tbilisi opened just recently, we found it on local Georgian groupon clone site (hotsale.ge) - we bought a coupon for a steak, wine and a tiramisu. Though Cafe Accent is located in the heart of Tbilisi Old Town on Gorgasali street, we had a problems of actually finding it. Our first attempt to locate this place ended unsuccessful, after being lost somewhere on Vahkang Gorgasali street next to Mtkvari river…

Should Every Blogger Should Spend At Least $1.00 Per Day On Facebook Ads?

  • Should Every Blogger Should Spend At Least $1.00 Per Day On Facebook Ads?

    Published: 1 March, 2015 seen 878 Blogging

    Today I was reading an article 'Why Every Business Should Spend at Least $1 per Day on Facebook Ads' on moz.com and I made a spontaneous decision  - I will spend a dollar per day to promote my blog for next 31 days. It was easier to figure out than to take real action and start promoting. I had no clue what I will promote for next 31 day on Facebook. My first thought was - hey - I could promote myself as a Drupal developer - but then I decided it might be too tricky - I'm not ready to acquire a new customer next month, so I thought again - this time I figured I will promote Tbilisi Restaurant…