Blog Archive: July 2016

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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Q2 2016 Blog Traffic & Online Income - 133,939 Users / $3,034.76

Welcome to the second quarterly traffic and income report for Q2 2016( April, May and June) . Make sure you check out previous quarter report or go thought the income report archives starting 2014.  If you are new here - I have been collecting and sharing data for my online success or failures since January 2014, back then my blog was 3 month old and I decided to start online experiment - can someone actually make money through blogging? Now, I…

Online Income Reports |

How I grew my blog to 1 million Pageviews in 34 months

It took me 34 months or almost 3 years to get to the 1 million page views milestone. In this article I will reveal 3 simple tactics (no tricks here) how I achieved it. I took the title and inspiration for this post from Chris Lema article: How I grew my blog to 1 million pageviews in 18 months (without tricks) 1 million pageviews Now I can read with a smile my previous milestone - 10,000 users in 10 months. A lot of has changed since then,…

Blogging |

Pond Digging - Part 1

Today come with a huge surprise, we were not on site, when a pond digger called and informed - we are heading toward your house to clean (dig) your pond. The thing is, we negotiated with pond guys such tasks a few week ago, but didn't agree on terms. Huge was our surprise when arrived on site we saw following: Freshly dug pond Well, not completely, pond guys called me and informed me, tey couldn't finish works today as they need to pump of…

Home Remodeling |

Peony Nursery „Ziedoņi”

Peony nursery Ziedoņi is located in the Western Latvia, district of Kuldīga in Pelči village. I had a chance to visit this garden mid June 2016, at time when flowers did bloom. I wouldn't call this a little Latvian Keukenhof, but some great impressions some could get here. In fact more than flowers I actually enjoyed a short conversation with husband of the garden owner and we were talking about grass mowing. Peony display garden In June…

Farms |

Meson del Asador Restaurant review in Jerez de la Frontera

I now have a new personal favorite restaurant (with the other one been located in Izmir, Turkey - I will cover it in future, when will plan a trip to Turkey) - Meson del Asador in Jerez de la Frontera in Spain.  We went here just shorty after checked in Hotel Exe Guadalete, located few blocks from this restaurant. At start it looked just like just another restaurant, let's say nothing special. We were brought our menus, we started to look…

Restaurant reviews |

Hotel Exe Guadalete in Jerez de la Frontera Review

We booked hotel Exe Guadalete in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain for one night at the start of June, 2016. It's a nice, decent hotel with free parking and cozy bed.  Right in the heart of Jerez... Is it a hotel with a convention centre or a convention centre with a hotel. Hotel Exe Guadalete in Jerez Set in gardens, Exe Guadalete is located in Jerez de la Frontera, 15 minutes’ drive from the Costa de la Luz. It features an outdoor swimming pool…

Hotel reviews |

Venta El Loro

Venta El Loro is a small tavern located next to the Barbate - Vejer highway, we got here randomly, just passing by. Turned out to be a nice, little tavern, where with the help of sign language (No English here), we managed to order some really delicious Iberian ham and cheese sandwiches.  Located in the Natural Park of La Brena and marshes of Barbate, just 3.5 km from the beaches of Barbate and 5 minutes from Zahara de los Atunes. Venta El…

Restaurant reviews |

Ebb in Spain

For the first time in my lifetime I has to chance to see an ebb, or more precisely - the result of an ebb - an empty space in te place where a sea should be. That happened at the start of June, somewhere around Barbate, region of Spain. The result of an ebb Lonely boats after an ebb Ebb in Spain


Zahara de los Atunes beach, Spain

This year our trip in Spain took us to many beaches, and so in today's article, meet another excellent beach - Zahara de los Atunes beach near Barbate.  Our today's root started at La Codorniz hotel near Tarifa, followed by visiting Bolonia beach and Duna de Bolonia and most probably will end somewhere in the city of Jerez (thus, we didn't know that yet) Zahara de los Atunes is a village on the Costa de la Luz of Spain in the province of Cádiz…

Tourism objects |

Sunflower fields in Andalusia, Spain

In today's Piece of Liefe series - Sunflower fields in Spain. We continued our route toward Jerez de la Frontera, when suddenly sunflower fields popped out - we had no choice left, if was time to make some panoramic from here.See what we got. Sunflower fields in Spain This makes a nice addition to my landscape photography collection, see Vineyards in Tuscany, for example Sunflower fields and Wind generators


Republic Square in Yerevan

Republic Square in Yerevan definitely is the city's one of main landmarks and popular tourist spots. I first discovered it back at the start of January 2014, and have returned to Yerevan city since then a couple of more times. My latest visit here was in mid-March 2016. On my 29th birthday (back in 2014) had a chance to spend a lovely evening near Dancing Fountains, see: Celebrating Birthday in Yerevan, Armenia The Republic Square is the large…

Tourism objects |

Life Expectancy in European Union 2015

In today's article - Life expectancy in European Union (EU).  Life expectancy equals the average number of years a person born in a given country expected to live if mortality rates at each age were to remain steady in the future. In following table I have listed the life expectancy separately for males and females, as well as a combined figure in EU in year 2015. There was an average life expectancy in EU of 79.6 years for both female and…

Economic notes |

Average Salary in European Union 2016

My previous two articles about average salaries in European Union (EU) member countries turned out to be one of the most popular on the blog so far, I would even call them killer articles.  The first post about average salary in EU for 2014 - got more than 85,000 page views; post about average salary in EU 2015 got more than 90,000 page views to the date Update: Average Salary in European Union 2018 In today's article, I will wrap up latest…

Investments |

Duna de Bolonia

Duna de Bolonia is located in the Bolonia beach, some 20km west of Tarifa. This dune is over 30 metres high and 200 metres wide, and stands out within the huge system of dunes to which it belongs. Located in the Bolonia Inlet, within the Estrecho Nature Park, this is one of the most unspoilt areas of the Cádiz coast, a vital natural habitat with stunning scenery. Duna de Bolonia The area is called "barjanal" on account of its half-moon-…

Tourism objects |

Bolonia Beach near Tarifa

Bolonia beach or Playa Bolonia is located on the shores of Atlantic Ocean some 20 km west of Tarifa. We got here at the start of June, 2016 early in the morning, just after checked out from La Codorniz hotel. The beach and bay is also known as Playa de Bolonia ("Bolonia Beach"), Ensenada de Bolonia ("Bolonia Cove"), or Bolonia Bay. We spent here about a few hours and got the tan for the rest of the Summer. Someone, actually, for the first time…

Tourism objects |