March 2017

42 Beautiful Places To Visit in Tbilisi and Georgia

  • 42 Beautiful Places To Visit in Tbilisi and Georgia

    Published: 31 March, 2017 seen 4,072 Tours in Georgia

    As usual in April 1st (and not because of that's a Worldwide Fool's day) I' m celebrating another year since I've relocated to Georgia. This year (2017) marks already 6 year anniversary for me living in Georgia. 6 years? Gosh, that's a lot. During the past years, I've traveled Georgia a lot. Book an individual tour in Georgia now! To celebrate this little anniversary, I've decided to share 42 really cool and beautiful places to visit in Tbilisi and Georgia, to make your travel plans to Georgia easier. [view:referenced_items=block_1] Book an individual tour in Georgia now!

How To Build a Drupal List Page With All Users

  • How To Build a Drupal List Page With All Users

    Published: 30 March, 2017 seen 1,458 Drupal Development

    In today's Drupal tutorial series I'm going to show a simple way how to build an authors page listing all users with their profile information + some other neat features. A few years ago I was working on a Drupal project for large media organization and I was required to build an extended user profile system on Drupal. Recently I hired few freelance writers for my own blog / website and idea of having a nice author overview page sounded a must have.   The further written can be applied to some micro social websites powered by Drupal, but for the ease of this tutorial I will stick with an user…

House of Madatovi - Tbilisi Restaurant

  • House of Madatovi - Tbilisi Restaurant

    Published: 30 March, 2017 seen 342 Restaurant reviews

    House of Madatovi is a really lovely Georgian style cuisine restaurant, located on the recently renovated part of David Aghameshabeli avenue. See: New Life for Agmashenebeli avenue, Tbilisi Madatovi restaurant features not only authentic Georgian cuisine with amazing serving, it's crafted of lovely details, like chandlers with paper house shades, wine bottles, shelves, more shelves. Tastefully. Interior at House of Madatovi Stylish places with rustic elements are popping a lot lately in Tbilisi. The interior seen here reminded a little bit something from Restaurant Barberastan ​ Chandlers…

ISO Settings for Night Photography

  • ISO Settings for Night Photography

    Published: 28 March, 2017 seen 24,200 Digital Photography School

    The purpose of this article is to familiarize the user with the best practices regarding ISO settings for night photography. We will go over a basic introduction to ISO as well as a short guide on using different ISO values in relation to other camera settings in order to achieve best results. One of the reasons casual photographers decide to upgrade to a DSLR camera is so they can capture quality photos during night. However, DSLRs often require understanding of different camera settings and shooting parameters in order to achieve best possible image quality for night photography. One of…

Champions Academy Tbilisi

  • Champions Academy Tbilisi

    Published: 28 March, 2017 seen 1,066 Health & Wellness

    Champions Academy in Tbilisi is a gym/ fitness / crossfit training facility, located on a 4-storey building on David Agmanashebeli avenue.  I've enrolled at Champions Academy at the start of February 2017, with a goal to train my heart using cardio vascular trainings, also I'm using a little bit weight lifting and some crossfit workouts.  The gym seem to be open starting 7:00 AM, which is great because of two reasons - first I love to exercise in the mornings, and second yes, this gym is located really close to our apartment.  Unfortunately during the early hours, there are no trainers /…

Best Aperture Settings For Landscape Photography

  • Best Aperture Settings For Landscape Photography

    Published: 27 March, 2017 seen 15,693 Digital Photography School

    Beautiful sunsets, silky waterfalls, pin-sharp stars all over the skies – we all have seen such photographs and have also attempted to capture something like that, often with less than spectacular results. In this article, I will tell you what settings you can use to ensure that you get the shot you want. There are many factors which affect the final image like ISO, shutter speed, sensor size etc. But for landscape photography, perhaps knowing the right aperture and the concept of hyper focal distance would prove to be the most useful. [block:block=34] What Aperture value to use? Aperture…

Restaurant Kus Tba (Turtle Lake) in Tbilisi

  • Restaurant Kus Tba (Turtle Lake) in Tbilisi

    Published: 26 March, 2017 seen 241 Restaurant reviews

    Restaurant Kus Tba is located next to the popular recreational area Turtle lake in Tbilisi, here serves a traditional Georgian cuisine in a touristic sauce.  I have been to this place several times, I cannot tell neither good, neither bad - I'm more neutral regarding this place, it definitely is not the cheapest, but also not the most expensive, from what I have met in Tbilisi. See Tbilisi restaurant reviews. I have my favorite Turtle lake restaurant, maybe that's way I cannot be objective today - Intelligentsia Coffee Bar Tbilisi, which actually is located just few meters way from Kus Tba.…

Sleep Inn Philadelphia

  • Sleep Inn Philadelphia

    Published: 25 March, 2017 seen 41 Hotel reviews

    Offering a fitness centre, Sleep Inn Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning and cable channels. There is also a microwave. Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. We booked this hotel at the start of 2017 (January) and stayed here for about 3 nights, during a short, but remarkable trip to Philadelphia. We paid about $120 per night. Though this hotel is listes as a 2 star hotel, it actually is really good, I realy love the location of this place, it's…

Cost of living in Batumi, Georgia

  • Cost of living in Batumi, Georgia

    Published: 24 March, 2017 seen 3,785 Living in Georgia

    This article was originally written as a guest post by Ms. Irina Nikolaeva (written back in 2017) In the article 5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big cities), I specified the low cost of living as the first reason why I moved from Moscow to Batumi. So let’s have a closer look at this topic. Apartment. The middle price of apartments for 1-2 people (about 50 sq. m., studio with a separate bedroom) is about 300$. That would be a flat not far from the city center (honestly the city is so small as most living areas would be in 15 minutes from the center), with good design,…

Home Remodeling - End Of The Season 2

  • Home Remodeling - End Of The Season 2

    Published: 23 March, 2017 seen 212 Home Remodeling

    Wow, that was a ride. In this post I will write down all major tasks we performed during Summer 2016, which was second year since we started to manage and repair our rural property. Learn more how it all started: Home Remodeling - How It All Starts Each year, at the start at April we arrive to our house and put a lot work and investment to make this a livable place. In the first year, the major task performed was roof replacement, see: Meet the New Roof (Pictures Before and After) Season 2 we started with following goals:  For this years plans - a water supply is a must have, in order to get…

What's Minimum Wage in European Union 2017

  • What's Minimum Wage in European Union 2017

    Published: 21 March, 2017 seen 11,931 Investments

    This is already fourth annual article covering minimum wage and its disproportion among 22 of 28 European Union member countries. Update: Minimum Wages in European Union 2018 Feel free to browse through the archives for previous years, before proceeding, see: 2016, 2015, 2014 In 2017 there were 22 out of 28 European Union member states with official minimum wage set by the government. N.B. Countries that don't have a minimum wage set by the government in European Union - Austria, Denmark, Finland, Cyprus, Italy and Sweden (collective bargaining agreements effective, instead of minimum wage)…

Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Digital Camera Review

  • Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Digital Camera Review

    Published: 21 March, 2017 seen 795 Gadget Reviews

    The Fujifilm X-T20 is a 4K-capable enthusiast-level, interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera, sharing some of the high-end specs of it's bigger brother, the X-T2, while saving the buck in other areas which are not-so-necessary for consumers. If you are new to mirrorless cameras, see: Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide and  Top 20 Best Selling Mirrorless Cameras [block:block=34] A quick note: Following 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 at no cost to you. Prices for camera listed…

Top 20 Best Selling Mirrorless Cameras

  • Top 20 Best Selling Mirrorless Cameras

    Published: 21 March, 2017 seen 3,025 Gadget Reviews

    In previous week we got familiar with Mirrorless camera buying guide, in today's article let's see what's hot on, so called, Mirrorless camera market. In 2017, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic and Leica are among best selling mirroless camera producer brands on Amazon. With Sony Alpha and Panasonic Lumix series being a top user choice. There should be no surprise about that, as these cameras from these series are pretty affordable and sophisticated.  From my side I would like to mention that Fujifilm is a great producer of mirrorless cameras, and though not featured in this list I believe we will see…

Planting Strawberry Plants In Fall

  • Planting Strawberry Plants In Fall

    Published: 21 March, 2017 seen 76 Home Remodeling

    It was at the end of September (2016), when we planted 80 strawberry plants in a field which was prepared few days ago with a tiller. See: Ground Milling With A Tiller Earlier this Summer we planted about 15 strawberry plants in wooden boxes, but as we were of for a week long travels to Spain, corvine's ruined 90% of our harvest. This is the thing I worry most, probably some net should be added over plants in future. Strawberries planted under film We bought about 6 varieties of strawberry plants (in total 80 plants) at local plant nursery, paid for both film and plants under EUR 20. Film is…

5 advices for expats looking to come to Georgia

  • 5 advices for expats looking to come to Georgia

    Published: 20 March, 2017 seen 9,901 Living in Georgia

    This is a guest post by Mrs. Irina Nikolaeva a Russian born expat now living in Georgia's Batumi. As I have received a lot of questions lately on expat advice, I asked Irina to come up with expat advice series on my blog, see her previous articles: About New Year's Holidays in Georgia and 5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big city). Also, if you are interested to relocate to Georgia, see following articles: Can You Buy a Good Life in Tbilisi With $500 as a Foreign Expat? UAE Resident: Why Migrate to Georgia Now, here is the advices from Mrs. Irina Nikolaeva 0. The love to…

18 Best Selling Dell Laptops / Notebooks

  • 18 Best Selling Dell Laptops / Notebooks

    Published: 19 March, 2017 seen 4,053 Online Shopping

    Dell laptops together with ASUS brand have been among the best selling laptop brands for years. Dell produces really great laptops suitable for everyday use, business class, gaming laptops, and even a budget class, like student laptops. In this article, I've listed 18+ great Dell laptops, listed among best selling on Amazon. You will find that Dell is really good at producing touchscreen laptops. Laptops with 8GB or RAM memory and 1TB of HDD is pretty affordable nowadays, and you will learn that 8GB seems is the new standard for 2019, though laptops with 2GB, 4GB, 6GB and even 16GB are…

Temporary Window For Bathroom

  • Temporary Window For Bathroom

    Published: 19 March, 2017 seen 81 Home Remodeling

    This year's (2016) home remodeling works are coming to the end, though one problem were left - a window for bathroom.  As just outer constructions of walls were performed, and there are still a lot to do inside, before having actual working bathroom, I was left with two options, either purchase an used plastic window and install it or be more creative. I opted for the second variant. And as a temporary window I used old wooden doors. Window box for bathroom See complete works for bathroom. Old wood doors These doors will be used as a temporary bathroom window for upcoming winter. Window…

Carpe Diem Cafe Bar in Tbilisi

  • Carpe Diem Cafe Bar in Tbilisi

    Published: 18 March, 2017 seen 307 Restaurant reviews

    Carpe Diem is a cozy cafe bar in Tbilisi, located between Narikala fortress and Shardeni. Here at Carpe Diem you can try tasty home made burgers and have a herbal tea in pot.  Because of this place been located in a steep uphill between Narikala fortress and Old Town, I have visited this place just twice so far, both of the times after climbing down from the fortress. The good news, this cafe bar have been in business for years, and it means just one - it's a good place.  Carpe Diem is one of the rare places in Tbilisi, where  smoking inside is not allowed. Carpe Diem in Tbilisi Carpie Diem…

Ground Milling With A Tiller

  • Ground Milling With A Tiller

    Published: 17 March, 2017 seen 65 Home Remodeling

    During the Summer of 2016 we met some new faces, and so back in July we met with a neighbor (Ok, he is actually living some 10 km from our rural house) with a tractor with tiller - I started to ask about the device, would it be possible to mill ground at our place, as we are really into growing some veggies not only in a wooden boxes, but would love to grow something in the soil.  It was at the end of the September, when I got a call from the neighbor and he asked - OK, I will be at your place tomorrow with a tractor. I thought, cool, let's do it. And so did in couple of hours neighbor with a…

Former Archaeological Museum Building in Tbilisi

  • Former Archaeological Museum Building in Tbilisi

    Published: 16 March, 2017 seen 3,059 Tourism objects

    Former Archeological Museum Building in Tbilisi is a great example of the Soviet architecture in Georgia. I had a chance to discover this place and explore surrounding area, first time in February 2017, thanks to the Tbilisi Soviet Architecure tours organized by Brutal Tours: See: Brutal Tours - Explore Soviet Georgian Architecture in Tbilisi ​The museum was established in 1988 by the well-known Georgian archeologist, head of the Tbilisi archeological expedition, Rostom Abramishvili (1924-1996). The museum housed monuments, discovered by the archeological excavations in Tbilisi. The…

Fujifilm X100F Review

  • Fujifilm X100F Review

    Published: 15 March, 2017 seen 2,866 Gadget Reviews

    The Fujifilm X100F is a high-end compact camera intended for professional and enthusiast photographers. It sports a custom, in-house 24.3MP CMOS sensor along with 23mm f/2.0 fixed prime lens (35mm film equivalent). The X100F is a successor to the X100T, and the fourth camera to come from the Fujifilm's X100 series. While some might state that any serious photographer with a decent budget ought to get himself a DSLR, there are many that still prefer compacts, even among professionals. The fact that companies produce high-end, pro-oriented compact cameras shows that there is demand for them in…

Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide

  • Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide

    Published: 15 March, 2017 seen 428 Digital Photography School

    Pros and Cons and the Top 3 Mirrorles Cameras Earlier, there were not many options photographers had. Either they could go for a small image sensor and buy a compact camera, or choose a bigger sensor and go for a proper DSLR camera that is bigger in size too. [block:block=34] But now, mirrorless cameras are all the rage. They lie right in the middle of a point and shoot which can be used only with one lens, and a DSLR, where you can use a number of inter-changeable lenses. Mirrorless cameras are compact cameras with almost all features of a DSLR, and they now even have impressive lens options…

Autumn in Latvia

  • Autumn in Latvia

    Published: 15 March, 2017 seen 65

    In today's Piece of Life photo series a story from Autumn 2016 - when almost all major planned home remodeling works for this Summer were finished, in a dank September morning we decided to catch a morning mist by visiting some nearby objects. Road in mist I love mist photography, in fact i love to capture mist in the early mornings in our backyard, see: Beautiful morning mist and Another morning, another beautiful mist Crop fields in Autumn They look even more beautiful in Summer, see: Summer in Latvia Water reflections One of the ways to make your photography more interesting is by…

Brutal Tours - Explore Soviet Georgian Architecture in Tbilisi

  • Brutal Tours - Explore Soviet Georgian Architecture in Tbilisi

    Published: 14 March, 2017 seen 1,173 Tours in Georgia

    A while ago with a friend of mine (another expat in Georgia) we started an online community on Facebook: Georgia Expat Photographer club. In matter of no time we gathered a critical member count and were looking to start offering some day trips in Tbilisi or Georgia, helping other photographers explore interesting and cool sites for a free or minimum charge. Like organizing these trips by ourselves between club members, kind of crowd funding for photographer travelers. Learn more: First Georgia Expat Photographer Club Meeting We did a few day trips at the start, like Hiking in Borjomi (…

18 Top Best Selling Asus Laptops in 2017

  • 18 Top Best Selling Asus Laptops in 2017

    Published: 13 March, 2017 seen 34,284 Online Shopping

    ASUS laptops continues to be popular in 2017, making about 20% from best selling laptop computers on Amazon's TOP 100 best sellers list.  In this article I've listed 18 traditional ASUS laptop models, that will suite almost all consumer verticals, starting cheaper editions affordable for students, ending very powerful laptops designed for gamers. Top 20 Quad Core Laptops (Popular among Gamers) I've excluded ASUS Chromebooks, which actually are pretty popular nowadays, but it just seems fair list here traditional laptops. In case you are looking which Chromebook to choose here are two models…

Inner Wall From AAC Blocks For Pump Room

  • Inner Wall From AAC Blocks For Pump Room

    Published: 13 March, 2017 seen 53 Home Remodeling

    Last home remodeling works are carried out for this end, in today's article - final inner wall from aac blocks, for auxiliary room, where right now just pump is stored in the corner, but it's planned to install a boiler and washing machine at this part of house soon. See: Connecting The Dots - Water Pipe And Pump Installation Pump room I made foundation for inner wall few days ago, also see how we demolished old walls here: Demolishing Inner Walls To Build AAC Block Walls First row of aac blocks Now, for the next Summer (2017), one of the first works we will start with, will be pouring in…

UAE Resident: Why Migrate to Georgia

  • UAE Resident: Why Migrate to Georgia

    Published: 12 March, 2017 seen 2,928 Living in Georgia

    This is a guest post by Mrs. Fatima Ali, reader of this blog, who contacted me about possible migration from UAE to Georgia. As lately I've been receiving several such questions and mostly from UAE, after giving some basic advice, I asked Fatima Ali, could she come up with a short article in a free flow on topic - Why Georgia? See: Can You Buy a Good Life in Tbilisi With $500 as a Foreign Expat? With the permission of Mrs. Fatima Ali and little re-editing I publish her honest answer bellow: As a resident of the UAE vacationing in Georgia and either you've spent a few days or weeks there you…

DIY - Bookshelf From Wooden Boards

  • DIY - Bookshelf From Wooden Boards

    Published: 11 March, 2017 seen 31 DIY

    Time after time I love to excel as a Do-it-yourself guy, for today's DIY article - how i built bookshelf for our rural house from wooden boards. Let's start that we have a complete mess in our master bedroom, as we don't have any storage to store stuff. A time ago I built a king size bed frame, again from boards, see: DIY - Bed Frame King Size Rural Style, now it was time to put in order that mess. Mess Can you find a cat there? Wooden boards for bookshelf Those boards are leftovers from roof works done in Summer 2015, see Meet the New Roof (Pictures Before and After) Almost there Look who…

Popular ASUS Laptop / Notebook Releases in 2017

  • Popular ASUS Laptop / Notebook Releases in 2017

    Published: 10 March, 2017 seen 4,489 Online Shopping

    A budget class ASUS laptop have been in my use since fall of 2015 (Asus X552M Laptop Review) , and during this time I cannot complain much about my 4GB M Quad Core laptop, except just recently I ran out of storage (500GB), because of a lot images (I photograph semiprofessionally) which I easy fixed by purchasing an external hdd with storage of 1TB. ASUS is famous of being a popular choice among gamers, with ASUS ROG series, with a plenty of RAM and excellent graphics cards, being among best selling. Top 20 Quad Core Laptops (Popular among Gamers) [block:block=35] On the other hand ASUS…

Restaurant Kala in Tbilisi

  • Restaurant Kala in Tbilisi

    Published: 10 March, 2017 seen 227 Restaurant reviews

    Restaurant Kala in Tbilisi's Old Town actually is one of the first restaurant I've visited once set my foot on Georgian land back in April 2011.  I have spent countless evenings here, enjoying Georgian red wine, listening to great live musicians and of course trying dishes. I would list Kala as a medium priced place, with pleasant atmosphere and great service. Interior at Kala restaurant in Tbilisi Salmon sandwich served with French fries Basically here at Kala they serves both Georgian and European cuisine. VISA cards accepted.

Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera Review

  • Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera Review

    Published: 9 March, 2017 seen 544 Gadget Reviews

    The Nikon D3400 is an entry-level DSLR camera released in 2016, and a successor to company’s widely-successful Nikon D3300. It features a slightly upgraded version of the 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor used in the D3300 – with the exclusion of the anti-aliasing filter. Editor note: This article contains affiliate links to Amazon.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on Amazon site, I might earn an affiliate income at no cost to you. [block:block=34] The D3400 does not bring any drastic changes to the game, having the same 11-point AF system and a 5fps burst-rate shooting…

Connecting The Dots - Water Pipe And Pump Installation

  • Connecting The Dots - Water Pipe And Pump Installation

    Published: 9 March, 2017 seen 52 Home Remodeling

    This day marks a huge milestone - for the very first day, since house was originally built in 1896 - house will have a fully automatic water supply.  This day also marks the end of the planned major tasks for Summer 2016. Gosh, that was a mad ride - let me explain, in order to get water supply inside house, at start we had to drill a bore hole, see:Drilling Borehole , then we had to completely rebuild some walls for house and construct both pump room and bathroom. As it might sound straightforward, it involved a lot of planing, managing, constructing a of course money, Now was the day we…

Darbnīca Cafe Liepāja

  • Darbnīca Cafe Liepāja

    Published: 8 March, 2017 seen 169 Restaurant reviews

    Centrally located on Lielā street in Liepāja, Darbnīca Cafe is another nice addition to my Liepāja restaurant reviews (they are few, I know). We travel to Liepāja once in a while, during our Summer's in Latvia, mostly for buying some construction materials for our home remodeling works or handling some financial tasks (banks and so on). It was on early September morning I had to handle something a bank, and we agreed to have some brunch after that. While looking for a parkin spot, we noticed Cafe Darbnīca and agreed to go there after bank, Unfortunately at 9:30,when we entered Darbnīca brunch…

Canon EOS Rebel T6i Digital SLR Review

  • Canon EOS Rebel T6i Digital SLR Review

    Published: 7 March, 2017 seen 438 Gadget Reviews

    With one launch every year, the Rebel series of cameras have been increasing in number faster than a couple of rabbits. But that is not a bad thing at all, as the Rebels are the most in-demand cameras for beginners and enthusiasts. The Rebel T6i, or the 750D, are a step above the rest though. With major changes inside the camera packed into a solid feeling body and a swiveling touchscreen LCD, the T6i promises more than a simple starter package. Let's see whether it is the camera for you or not! Canon T6i Body and Design The Canon Rebel T6i looks and feels like most other Canon cameras. The…

Demolishing Inner Walls To Build AAC Block Walls

  • Demolishing Inner Walls To Build AAC Block Walls

    Published: 7 March, 2017 seen 111 Home Remodeling

    In today's home remodeling series a story how I continued to build a bathroom and how we demolished an inner wall to later rebuild it from scratch, again with aac blocks. Let's start with what we got: Wall to be demolished All major tasks for this Summer (2016) have been done, what's left - to rebuild two inner walls, one for bathroom, second for pump room. In above picture - pump room. Demolishing guy Edgars helped a lot this Summer, he is my demolishing guy today. Wall being demolished A very spacious space actually. If at the right - it's planned to store all auxiliary equipment, like…

Top Lenovo Laptop / Notebook Releases in 2017

  • Top Lenovo Laptop / Notebook Releases in 2017

    Published: 6 March, 2017 seen 5,345 Online Shopping

    Lenovo laptop have been on my radar since 2016, though I haven't yet made switch to Lenovo brand (HP and Asus here), I see Lenovo evolving year after year. In this article I've listed top releases of new and powerful Lenovo laptop releases in 2017. Here is what is trending in 2017 - a budget (under $200), for simpler tasks, like browsing internet and checking e-mail. Premium or business class laptops ranging $700-$1,400 and universal or everyday use laptops ranging $300-$500.  Update: As this article might be outdated, please see: Top 17 Best Selling Lenovo Laptops / Notebooks 2018 Continue…

Preparation Works For Bathroom - Breaking Ceiling, Demolish A Wall, Pouring Foundation

  • Preparation Works For Bathroom - Breaking Ceiling, Demolish A Wall, Pouring Foundation

    Published: 5 March, 2017 seen 225 Home Remodeling

    Ok, it took a long, but here I'm returning to the building bathroom from scratch works Here is what we are going to do today: At first we will need to break ceilings or floor at the loft, then we will remove existing inner wall and then we will pour in foundation. Following works were actually carried out during two days, but for the ease of this article works from both days are featured here in one article. Loft Here you can see loft for our house, flooring (if we can call it so) is completely damaged. A year ago, while replacing roof we removed a few tons of sand from here, see: Unloading…

Reading Terminal Market Philadelphia

  • Reading Terminal Market Philadelphia

    Published: 4 March, 2017 seen 96 Shopping Venues

    Reading Terminal Market is an enclosed public market found at 12th and Arch Streets in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over one hundred merchants offer fresh produce, meats, fish, artisan cheese, groceries, ice cream, flowers, grilled cheese, baked goods, crafts, books, clothing, and specialty and ethnic foods. Every space in the market is rented out; three of the vendors are descendants of original market merchants. The market is open every day of the week. The Pennsylvania Dutch merchants (a small but significant minority) generally do not operate Sunday through Tuesday. I've been 3…

Top 20 Best Touch Screen Laptops

  • Top 20 Best Touch Screen Laptops

    Published: 3 March, 2017 seen 15,920 Online Shopping

    Are you researching your options for a brand new touchscreen laptop? Look no more, in this article I've listed top 20 best-selling touch screen laptop models on Amazon. Touch screen devices seem have just started to take a throttle, though I remember I had a chance to see first touch screen laptop in action already back in 2012. A brand new or certified refurbished, in 2019 a touch screen laptop can be acquired for as little as under $100 (Galileo Pro 2-in-1 tablet with detachable keyboard). If you prefer some more known brand names, you will find HP, ASUS, DELL and LENOVO among popular touch…

Rock Garden Extended

  • Rock Garden Extended

    Published: 3 March, 2017 seen 61 Home Remodeling

    It was at the start of the September (2016) - we were finishing wall replacement works and already had installed first bearing beams, there were still some things left on home remodeling works, but all the major tasks were done, and everything was done to preserve house for the winter (as we will be absent) It was good day to spend some hours in garden and continue shaping our rock garden, please see: Building a Rock Garden Shaping Rock Garden First plants for Rock Garden Shaping trail in the rock garden Gravel and soil from pond is used to form trail and on the sidewals soil for the plants…

Amazon Associates Decreases Referral Fee Rates in Certain Product Categories, Drops Tier System

  • Amazon Associates Decreases Referral Fee Rates in Certain Product Categories, Drops Tier System

    Published: 2 March, 2017 seen 765 Blogging

    The new changes to the Amazon Associates Program Operating Agreement has been effective since March 1, 2017 Frankly speaking, after when logged to my associates account today I felt horrified after seeing new changes in referral fees, though after some calculations and speculations, I still feel very good about Amazon Associates program, despite I will lose, most probably, about 25% income in close future from this affiliate program. About a week ago I received an e-mail from Amazon Associates, informing that: We are writing to notify you of some changes to the Amazon Associates Program…

5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big city)

  • 5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big city)

    Published: 2 March, 2017 seen 2,911 Living in Georgia

    This article was originally written as a guest post by Ms. Irina Nikolaeva (written back in 2017) Last 10 years I was living in big cities. At that time I moved from a small town in Belarus thinking that I need to live in a city with more people and more opportunities. I started from St. Petersburg. After 5 years in the cultural capital of Russia, I decided that 5 million people is not enough for me and moved to Moscow. But last year everything changed. I came to Batumi for the holidays, without a back ticket, thinking that it would be only for 2 weeks or 1-month maximum, but I couldn’t leave…

Outer Walls from AAC Blocks + Installing Bearing Beams

  • Outer Walls from AAC Blocks + Installing Bearing Beams

    Published: 1 March, 2017 seen 980 Home Remodeling

    As Summer of 2017 is approaching really fast, and I still have so many not post processed images from home remodeling works performed during Summer 206 in Adobe Lightroom library, I decide to extend articles and feature more info in fewer articles. In today's article I'm sharing a two day construction works performed at the start of September 2016. In day one I continued to construct walls from aerated concrete blocks, and in fact continued to install new rows in the day two + we finally installed two bearing beams, and it's just a matter of time and glue hardening to finish construction…