Blog Archive: May 2019

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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Top 5-star Luxury Hotels in Belek (Antalya /All - Inclusive)

Belek is a popular travel destination in Turkey's Antalya province.  Also, the town is one of the centers of Turkey's tourism industry and is as such home to more than thirty four-star and five-star hotels and other accommodation, services, and entertainment facilities.  In this article, I have listed Top 5-star all inclusive Luxury Hotels in Belek for 7 days (night) stay For a luxury stay in Belek, you should be ready to pay about $1,500- $7…

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HDR Clouds Over Tbilisi

We are the lucky ones living in an apartment in Tbilisi with some of the most spectacular city views one could think about. Tbilisi TV tower, mount Mtatsminda, Biltmore hotel building (listed as one of the top 10 luxury hotels in Tbilisi), and many more cool sights Time after time I love to install a tripod at one (out of three) of our balconies and play with DSLR camera. Depending on the season the result might vary a lot. Tbilisi by day (…


Grill Bar Lighthouse Jūrmala

Grill bar Lighthouse is centrally located on Jomas street in Jūrmala.  We visited this place in early May 2019, during a short  10 day trip to Latvia. Before diving in details - I should note - grill bar Lighthouse is a kid-friendly place, our then 9-month old daughter enjoyed here a lot Grill bar Lighthouse serves traditional seasonal Latvian cuisine and not only, but you will also find seafood like shrimps and tuna. Grill bar Lighthouse…

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Secret Tunnel Near Tbilisi Sulfur Bath's

Ok, probably this tunnel is not so secret after all. In fact, I was more than 100% sure that the name of this place is Kolga Tbilisi Photo Tunnel, as I have seen a photo exhibition at this tunnel, but is stubbornly silent on this matter. Turns out the name for this place is "Leghvtakhevi Tunnel" and the owner of the place is Meidan Group. (see comments) Kolga Tbilisi Photo organises exhibitions throughout the city, but it doesn't…

Tourism objects |

Minimum Wages in European Union 2019

In 2019 there were 22 out of 28 European Union member states with an official minimum wage set by the government. Also, it turns out this is already the sixth (#6) article about minimum wages in European Union featured on the blog. Traditions must be continued and here comes the latest article with the latest data for 2019 about minimum wages in the European Union. As it happened in the previous year, for this years article, I was able to…

Investments |

Opted for 3rd Pension Pillar

On May 22, 2019, I opted for the 3rd pension pillar at SEB bank Latvia. The main reason to sign up to this voluntary pension pillar is the hefty 20% tax refund once a year for the sums invested* (strings attached though) For now, I have decided to start small and invest really small amounts of money to get my foot wet. As I already have SEB bank Latvia account (I'm using it for holding Baltic stocks and getting dividend payments from the…

Investments |

Rebi Gurjaani Restaurant

Rebi Gurjaani is a restaurant located in Gurjaani, we discovered back in September 2017, while returning from a weekend trip to Kakheti back to Tbilisi. Seems Rebi Gurjaani is not only a restaurant but also a hotel. In case you are traveling to Gurjaani, consider Rebi. Now, regarding restaurant - this place serves typical Georgian cuisine for very affordable money. The huge outdoor terrace at Rebi Gurjaani restaurant Menu at Rebi Gurjaani…

Restaurant reviews |

Castello Mare Hotel & Wellness Resort

Located at the seafront, Castello Mare Hotel & Wellness Resort is located between Kobuleti and Chakvi seaside villages in Western Georgia. The hotel offers spa facilities, an indoor pool tennis court, and a fitness center. We booked this hotel for a one night stay via at the end of April 2019 and paid about GEL 160.  The hotel offers spa facilities, indoor pool tennis court and a fitness center. Room with a seaside view…

Hotel reviews |

Cabo Cafe

Cabo cafe is a cafe with a unique charm, located in Mežaparks, on the very shore of lake Ķīšezers. Cabo cafe serves burgers, french fries, and delicious shashlik. First discovered by a recommendation from a friend. Now visited pretty regular once in Riga. Grilled meat at Cabo cafe Cabo cafe neat Ķīšezers in Riga

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Chateau Eniseli

We booked a stay at Chateau Eniseli back in September 2017. During our stay here we had a great opportunity to enjoy the rtveli or grape harvesting, see: Grape Harvest Rtveli in Georgia (Region of Kakheti) Wine cellar at Chateau Eniseli Offering tours of the historical vineyard and winery at the property, Chateau Eniseli provides hotel accommodation located in the heart of the Kakheti countryside. Free WiFi is available. Rooms at Chateau…

Hotel reviews |

April 2019 Dividend Income Report - $164.24

Welcome to the twenty-fourth (#24) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks, peer to peer lending (both fiat and cryptocurrencies) in April 2019. Despite Spring is in the full blow here in Tbilisi, we still managed to catch a little from winter at the start of the Month when traveled to the Stepatsminda village (this village has a Google Market) in the footsteps of Mount Kazbek Mount Kazbek and Gergeti…

Investments |

Restaurant by Plane Tree / Telavi

Restaurant by Plane Tree in Telavi is located next to the Giant Plane Tree. Because of a touristic spot, prices at this restaurant is well above the average, though the food is delicious. Restaurant by Plane Tree Cucumber/tomato salads

Restaurant reviews |

Autosole Economy Motel in Riga

Autosole Economy is set in a wooden building, 3 km from Riga’s Old Town. We booked Autosole Economy for one night back in September 2017, paid for a stay here ~ EUR 60.  Despite a week ago we stayed at 4-star Park Hotel by Radisson hotel in Riga, we booked Autosole motel, because it's a rare pet-friendly hotel in Riga, we had a flight next morning to the Tbilisi and we were traveling with both of our cats. Free parking in front of the motel…

Hotel reviews |

Investment Goal #8 - Limiting Margin to Max 80% from Stock Portfolio for Options Trades

Options trading has been my latest discovery in the wonderful world of finances. It took me about 6 months to get started. Right now I trade put sells on stocks I wouldn't mind to have or make calls on stocks I already have. Investment Goal #7 - Selling Puts to Own / Generate Income So far I have managed to make the most 0.9% in a month in options trade from the value of the total portfolio. As my portfolio consists of many positions (not…

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