Blog Archive: March 2018

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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Entering Negative Value For Ethereum Investment - Crypto Bear Market 2018

The cryptocurrency bear market which has started in 2018, has finally hit my humble cryptocurrency portfolio and have vanished all the huge gains I made at the end of 2017. Ethereum (from my portfolio) has been hit the most.  Since the begging with 2018, I have lost about $3,000 virtual money - January and March have hit portfolio the most. It's not that I wouldn't be aware that cryptos are volatile, in fact, from my short crypto investor …

Investments |

Waiting For The Spring (Sunset HDR)

A tranquil evening, remote road and beautiful sunset. I was prepared, backpack with the gear was in the backseat, and here you go - tranquil mood, lots of clouds and my beloved HDR photography technique. In a couple of weeks (days) it will start blooming, but for now, there is even some snow leftover in the ditches.  Shot in Latvia, at the end of March 2018. Sunset in Latvia Sunset HDR


Documentary Around the World by Graf Zeppelin (1929 footage)

Documentary Around the World by Zeppelin is a film by Dutch director Ditteke Mensink made first aired on BBC Four in 2010. This was one of the most interesting and quality films I've watched lately. The story is about Graf Zeppelin flight around the world in 1929. The route is following  New York - Friedrichshafen - Moscow (didn't stop here) - Tokyo - Los Angeles - New York. The story is told through the letters and diaries of Lady Grace…

Documentaries |

Number of Passengers served in Georgian Airports (2010-2017)

Civil aviation is gaining the momentum in  Georgia. At the end of 2017 there were in total five airports located in Georgia. Tbilisi International Airport, Kutaisi David the Builder International Airport, Batumi International Airport, Mestia Queen Tamara Airport and recently constructed Ambrolauri airport. According to the Civil Aviation Agency, International airports in Georgia have served more than 4 million passengers in 2017, which is 43.4…

Airports |

Affordable 5 Day Tour in Georgia (Tbilisi, Gudauri, Kazbegi & Sighnaghi)

Discover the Eastern part of Georgia in 5 days. Enjoy the distinctive architecture, get acquainted with Georgian traditions, historical heritage, and taste delicious Georgian cuisine. After flight you might be exhausted so it is better not to go far from Tbilisi. Summers in Georgia may be unpredictable but even warm drizzling rain is pleasant so there is nothing to be afraid of. Right after you arrive at hotel and have some rest we can go…

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Learn to Read Georgian in 5 Days

Strange, how it works - It was on a lazy Saturday afternoon when I finally decided to buy a Russian literature's classic - War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. While reading this book I decided to launch a new topic series on the blog - Bookshelf, keeping notes and sharing books I've read. While browsing Amazon's store online accidentally I found this great learning guide - Learn to Read Georgian in 5 Days by Irakli Aleksidze. The price for Kindle…

Bookshelf |

Best 5 star hotels in Batumi

There are about ten 5-star hotels in Georgia's resort town Batumi, according to That's double the luxury stays as if in Tbilisi. For a luxury hotel in Batumi, you should be ready to pay about $250 per night, though you could find some value deals even under $150. International hotel chains like Sheraton and Hilton are present in Batumi. In this article, I have listed some five-star hotels in Batumi with a short description and…

Hotel reviews |

Find out more about new crowdinvesting marketplace - Envestio

Disclosure: This is a sponsored story about Envestio and I got paid for promoting it on blog. Currently, I don't hold any investments with Envestio. Also, I'm not a financial advisor and don't bear any responsibility if you will decide to invest with Envestio. Investments in crowdfunding, stocks, funds, bonds or cryptos are risk investments and you could lose some or all of your money. Do your due diligence before investing in any kind of asset…

Investments |

5 Day Tour In Georgia (Kutaisi & Svaneti)

Arriving to Georgia, through Kutaisi by Wizzair? Try crafted an individual 5-day tour reaching the most beautiful landmarks in and around Kutaisi + extending the trip to the region of Svaneti by visiting Mestia and Ushguli Package tour includes 4 nights accommodation at 3-star hotels (upgrade to 4 star or 5 star possible), driver, airport transfers door to door, English speaking guide Does not include international airfare, travel insurance,…

Tours in Georgia |

Hiking Trails in Kemeri National Park (Near Forest House)

Kemeri National Park in Latvia is special for its great biological diversity, the unique Kemeri Bog, mineral waters and therapeutic mud found here. It was on a lazy Sunday afternoon we decided to visit Kemeri National Park, as we had no idea what exactly to look for, we decided to make a stop at first "look-a-like" place, so we ended at Forest House, located some 45km from nations capital Riga. I was equipped with my Canon DSRL camera and in a…

Tourism objects |

Top Places To Visit in Georgia in April

In this article, I will list some of the top places to visit in Georgia during the month of April. Tbilisi - is definitely worth visiting at any season of the year, April is a very good month to visit Tbilisi, weather is warm and long gone are March winds - go explore Tbilisi old town, climb up to the Narikala fortress, enter Tbilisi Botanical Garden and watch everything around you blooming. Visit Tbilisi Dezerteer bazaar and buy some fresh…

Travel guides |

Top 5-star Luxury / Boutique Hotels in Tbilisi

Tbilisi and Georgia have been gaining a lot of international tourist attention in recent years, without any doubt it has helped to boost Georgia's tourism industry, with new hotels popping up all across the country. There are a few 5 - star hotels in Tbilisi, according to For a luxury stay in Tbilisi, you should be ready to pay about $250 per night, though you could find some bargain deals even under $250 In this article, I have…

Hotel reviews |

Average Salary in European Union 2018

For the fifth year in a row, I'm publishing my humble observations on average salary changes in the European Union. In this article, I've compared both gross and net average salary for 2018. Update: Average Monthly Salary in European Union 2020 As in the case with minimum wages in the European Union 2018 article, for this year's average salary article, I was able to pull data both for gross and net minimum wage values across the European Union…

Investments |

Google AdWords/AdSense To Ban Cryptocurrency Related Ads

In June 2018, Google will update the Financial services policy to restrict the advertisement of Contracts for Difference, rolling spot forex, and financial spread betting. In addition, ads for the following will no longer be allowed to serve - Binary options and synonymous products, cryptocurrencies and related content (including but not limited to initial coin offerings, cryptocurrency exchanges, cryptocurrency wallets, and cryptocurrency…

Blogging |

Nasdaq Baltic Stock Market Biggest Gainers / Losers 2017

There was a 71 company listed on the Nasdaq Baltic stock market in 2017. In today's article, I decided to make a quick look on the biggest gainers and losers for a whole 2017.  Baltic equities are listed on Nasdaq Baltics in 3 listings - Main List, Baltic secondary listing, and Firth North. As of writing this article the total market capitalization for companies listed under one of the three listings was EUR 7 billion and 261 million. 7 billion…

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