Monthly archive

Tbilisi by day (New Apartment Version)

Tbilisi by day (New Apartment Version)

Published: seen 179

It has been already more than 10 days since we have moved into our new Tbilisi apartment. For today's article in the series Living in Georgia,  I just wanted to share some picture with surrounding views towards mount Mtatsminda, TV Tower and other. For the first part, please visit: Tbilisi by night (New apartment version) View towards mount Mtatsminda and TV tower in Tbilisi No doubts,best viewed during night time. This is one of my favorite spots in the apartment to take daughter on the shoulder and tell stories. Quite impressive. Rooftops of Tbilisi Rooftops of Tbilisi Street in Tbilisi…

Istanbul Airport

Istanbul Airport

Published: seen 52

Istanbul Airport will be the main international airport serving Istanbul. It is based in the Arnavutköy district on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey. The opening ceremony took place on 29 October 2018, scheduled so as to coincide with the 95th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic. On November 1 2018, five daily flights will start to arrive and depart from the airport: Ankara, Antalya, Baku, Ercan, İzmir.These flights will all be operated by Turkish Airlines. Regularly scheduled flights to these destinations will still depart from Atatürk and Sabiha Gökçen airports alongside…

Top 7 Intel Core i7-8750H Processor Gaming Laptops

Top 7 Intel Core i7-8750H Processor Gaming Laptops

Published: seen 5,008

Core i7-8750H is a 64-bit hexa-core high-end performance x86 mobile microprocessor introduced by Intel in early 2018. This processor, which is based on the Coffee Lake microarchitecture, is manufactured on Intel's 3rd generation enhanced 14nm++ process. The i7-8750H operates at 2.2 GHz with a TDP of 45 W and a turbo boost of up to 4.1 GHz. This chip integrates Intel's UHD Graphics 630 GPU operating at 350 MHz with a burst frequency of up to 1.1 GHz and supports up to 64 GiB of dual-channel DDR4-2666 memory. This model has a configurable TDP-down of 35 W. In today's article, I've listed Top 7…

Invest In Botswana Peer to Peer Lending Up to 12.5% Yield

Invest In Botswana Peer to Peer Lending Up to 12.5% Yield

Published: seen 301

Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. Since then, it has maintained a strong tradition of stable representative democracy, with a consistent record of uninterrupted democratic elections and the best-perceived corruption ranking in Africa since at least 1998. Since gaining independence, Botswana has been one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, averaging about 5% per annum over the past decade. See: Economy of…

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea

Published: seen 39

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea is a great documentary by ABC news I would highly recommend to all interested in North Korea / China. Both North Korea and China has been on my radar for the last decade at least.  Bob Woodruff’s daring 880-mile journey along the China-North Korea border examines the delicate relationship between the two countries and the United States.  Watch it on YouTube

Traveling to Madrid? Here are Top 14 5-star Luxury Hotels in City Center

Traveling to Madrid? Here are Top 14 5-star Luxury Hotels in City Center

Published: seen 119

After two great week-long travels to the regions of Catalonia (2014) and Andalusia (2016) in Spain, Madrid is planned as our next destination in Spain. To prepare better I decided to explore what are our options, this time staying in the city center. Planning a Trip to Spain: How to Get a Prepaid SIM Card in Spain Madrid City Center is a great choice for travelers interested in tapas, architecture, and parks. In today's article, I've listed top 14 5-star luxury hotels in Madrid, Spain Disclosure: hotels listed below contain links to Booking.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making…

TBC bank in Georgia launches Startuperi.ge (Get Funding/ Loan up to 200,000 GEL) for your Startup

TBC bank in Georgia launches Startuperi.ge (Get Funding/ Loan up to 200,000 GEL) for your Startup

Published: seen 232

Yesterday I was looking at the London Stock exchange for two Georgian companies I know for sure are listed there - Bank of Georgia and TBC bank. When looking through the data for TBC bank, I read an interesting update, that TBC bank has concluded a 103 million GEL loan.  TBC Bank Group PLC (“TBC PLC”) announces that its subsidiary, JSC TBC Bank ("TBC Bank"), has signed a loan agreement in the amount of GEL 103 million with FMO, the Netherlands Development Finance Company. The five year loan facility will be used primarily to finance young entrepreneurs running micro, small and medium size…

Adding Fortum (HEL: FORTUM) stock to Watchlist

Adding Fortum (HEL: FORTUM) stock to Watchlist

Published: seen 67

At the end of October 2018, I have added Fortum stock to my Stock Watchlist. Fortum is an energy company from Finland, with the Government of Finland being the largest shareholder (52.43%, including shares of State Pension Fund and Kela) Currently trading at EUR 18.75 per share, this stock has a dividend yield at about 5.88% and pays annually (March/April). I would love this stock more if it had a quarterly payment schedule, but most Nordic / Baltic stocks pay annually, History of Fortum stock On October 24, 2018, I was watching Bloomberg TV and listened to the phone interview with Fortum …

Tbilisi Office 2.0.

Tbilisi Office 2.0.

Published: seen 130

In October 2018, we changed not only apartments but also offices as well. In short, we moved from Agmanashabeli avenue to Vake district in Tbilisi. There is a little change compared to previous years when trying to find a new office in Tbilisi. Let's say this, this time we got lucky. See: Renting an Office in Tbilisi See pictures from the previous office here: Audio & Video Transcription Service by Caucasus Translations Working space in the new Tbilisi office The office is located on the tenth floor in a residential / office/aparthotel building in Vake Interior at the new office We…

TP-Link TL-WN725N 150Mbps Wireless N Nano USB Adapter Review

TP-Link TL-WN725N 150Mbps Wireless N Nano USB Adapter Review

Published: seen 351

TP-Link is a popular brand in Georgia, and most probably in CIS region, manufacturing Wireless routers and wireless adapters (probably a lot of other useful gadgets as well). I remember about 10 years ago I used a PCI WIFI adapter to have a WiFi functionality for a desktop PC. Now, in 2018, when moving into a new office, I decided it would be cool to get rid of at least some of the wiring for or desktop computers. And here comes miniature, I would even say nano-sized TP-Link Wireless adapter Sleek miniature design so small that once plugged in, can be left in a Laptop’s USB port Speedy…