Blog Archive: November 2022

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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Shaori Reservoir

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Shaori Reservoir is an artificial lake located in the region of Racha, Georgia  - some 170 km northwest of the capital Tbilisi. I first visited it in mid-October 2022, during our first trip to Racha The Shaori reservoir stretches from the southwest to the northeast, its length is 7.1 kilometers, the greatest width is 2.7 kilometers. The greatest…


Top 14 Best Selling Laptops December 2022

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Just like in the previous months Apple with its MacBook Air models with M2 chips are among the best-selling laptops in Decemer 2022 Followed by Lenovo, ASUS, Acer, and HP. Laptops for everyday computer needs, as well as gaming laptops under $1,000, are among the top-selling laptop models.  Keep reading to learn more. A quick note: This article…


Sikvaruli Waterfall in Racha

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The Sikvaruli waterfall (Waterfall of love) is located in Racha, near the town of Ambrolauri, Georgia The waterfall flows on the mossy rocky massive and creates marvelous sight. Waterflow is located across the Rioni River. We discovered this place by a chance - when our Rachan driver Levan, showed this place as one of the top sights around…


Won Another Online Auction - Plot of Land in Saldus (EUR 4.82/m2)

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On November 24, 2022, I helped to win an online auction for a real estate property in Saldus, Latvia This auction was held online at the E-izsoles platform. And unlike most of the other bids, this was one of the easiest bids, We were just two bidders, the second bidder had entered the bid a few days earlier and probably forgot to bid today, as my…


How to buy Straddle Options on Crypto (Ethereum & Bitcoin)

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Lately, I have been trading 1 DTE options with Ethereum on the Deribit platform. In the past, I have traded quite a lot of Bitcoin and Solana coins (until the November 2022 Crypto Crash) Unlike stock options, trading crypto options might get more complicated, a lot more complicated and I wouldn't actually recommend them if you are a novice. My…


Sakhluka Rachashi, Cozy Cabin in Racha / Agara

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Sakhluka Rachashi cabin house is located in Agara in the Racha region of Georgia. We booked this place on Airbnb for about a 2-night stay in mid-October 2022, during our Racha trip. In total, we paid about $300 for our stay here. As this time we were traveling without a car, we arrived here from Sadmeli Winery near Ambroulauri, after a short…


Top 20 Best Selling DELL Laptops in 2023

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Dell is known as a reliable business laptop brand, pioneering the latest tech, touchscreen, FULL HD, and high-bandwidth RAM. Nowadays Dell builds not only laptops for business use, but also gaming laptops, Chromebooks, and of course simpler but still powerful everyday-use machines. In this article, I've listed Dell laptop models (both…


Terramatris - Crypto investment & trading in Georgia

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For the past several years I've been actively involved in the crypto sphere - building mining rigs, flipping altcoins, buying low - selling high (sometimes vice versa), trading crypto derivatives, exploring smart contracts, launching tokens, and now considering launching Tbilisi real estate as NFT on the blockchain. For most of the time I've been…


Securing first under construction real estate investment in Tbilisi - Planning to SELL as NFT

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On November 17, 2022, together with a partner from Canada, we secured our first co-investment in Georgia - a 47m2 apartment under construction in Tbilisi. Looking to put it on blockchain next. Exploring NFT. Long story short, back in April 2022, while vacationing in Batumi, I come up with an idea - investing in booming Batumi real estate by…


Nikortsminda Cathedral

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Nikortsminda Cathedral is a Georgian Orthodox Church, located in Nikortsminda, Racha region of Georgia. I first discovered this beautiful cathedral in mid-October 2022, during our first trip to the region of Racha. It is said, that Nikortsminda was built in 1010–1014 during the reign of Bagrat III of Georgia and was repaired in 1534 by the King…


Top 20 Best Selling Lenovo Laptops in 2023

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Over the years Lenovo has proved itself as a reliable business, everyday use, and even a gaming laptop.  Besides its Chromebook series - Lenovo is known for the ThinkPad, IdeaPad, Yoga, and Flex line of notebook computers. In this article,  I've listed Lenovo laptop models (both traditional and Chromebooks) which are among the top 20 sellers /…


14 Things to Do in Latgale

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In this article, I will share some notes and points of interest from our latest trip to Latgale at the start of August 2022. to celebrate my 37th birthday. Our trip actually started a few days earlier on the other side of Latvia. Since this Summer we own a little summer house near Liepāja. Also, we have an apartment near Kuldīga, and back in that…


GDP Per Capita in OECD countries 2022

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OECD or The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is an intergovernmental organization with 38 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. ] It is a forum and its members are countries that describe themselves as committed to democracy and the market economy, providing a platform to compare…


Navtlugi Farmer's market Tbilisi

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Navtlugi farmers market is located in the Samgori metro area, Tbilisi. It seems it is possible to buy here fresh veggies from local farmers, kitchen sinks, electric lamps, bicycles, and many more. Navtlugi market seems is like a mix of a Dezerteer bazaar, Kidobani market, and Dry Bridge flea market. I had heard about this market from friends,…


Top 14 Best Selling Asus Laptops in 2023

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In 2023 ASUS laptops might not be as popular as they were some 4-5 years ago, their overall share has shrunk from about 20% in 2017 to 8% in 2023 on Amazon's top 100 best-selling laptop list.  In this article I've listed 14 ASUS laptop models (bost best selling and new releases), that will suit almost all consumer verticals, starting with cheaper…