Blog Archive: October 2023

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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Paragraph Resort Hotel & Batumi

As our weekend journey led us back to Georgia via Kutaisi, my family and I seized the opportunity to extend our school break. Our chosen retreat? The exquisite Paragraph Resort Hotel nestled near Shekvetili and Batumi. This decision promised days filled with water attractions, encounters with majestic white sharks, and the renowned warmth of Georgian hospitality. Dive into our adventure through the video, and don't forget to give it a thumbs up!…

Living in Georgia |
Hotel Intourist Batumi

Hotel Intourist Palace Batumi

Intourist Batumi Hotel is located in the popular Black Sea resort of Batumi, 300 metres from the nearest beach. We booked a one-night stay here at the end of October 2023, paying a little less than EUR 80 (breakfast included).  After arriving here from Parapgraph Resort Hotel in Shekvetili it felt a little bit outdated, but for the price paid  - Hotel Intourist Palace is an excellent choice in the heart of Batumi. Legend says that Yalta…

Hotel reviews |

TerraMatris Crypto Hedge Fund Portfolio Value reaches $79.79 in September 2023

Terramatris is a private crypto investment hedge fund started on August 22, 2023, by me. The fund is privately held and is not publicly registered under any specific jurisdiction. Though, most of the time operated from Tbilisi, Georgia.  We trade options with crypto while reinvesting premiums back into different crypto assets. At the moment we are growing our crypto portfolio by selling put options on Ethereum.  Once we will have at least 0.1…

Crypto |

10 Year Blog Anniversary

10 years ago today, on October 10, 2013, my blog went online at 10 years have passed like a flicker, especially the last 6 or 7 years. Over the years the blog has turned into a massive archive covering my travels in Georgia and around the World, documented progress on stock investments, options trading and even running a crypto hedge fund. Over the years I have documented the progress of home remodeling, apartment remodeling…

Blogging |
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Tbilisi Marathon 2023 & Tbilisoba

October 2023 witnessed the dynamic convergence of two major events in the heart of Georgia - the Tbilisi Marathon and the Tbilisi City Festival, famously known as Tbilisoba. As proud participants in both celebrations, we embarked on a journey that encapsulated the spirit, diversity, and unity that defines this vibrant city. Buckle up as we share our firsthand experience, offering you a glimpse into the exhilarating festivities that unfolded.The…

Living in Georgia |

10K Challenge: Conquering Tbilisi Marathon with Caucasus Translations and Terramatris

On October 1st, 2023 Tbilisi Marathon was held (organized by Heildebergcement and I  participated in running 10 kilometer distance setting my personal record, finishing in 1 hour 10 minutes, and 1 second. After our successful start at Tbilisi Fun Run in early spring, we decided to challenge ourselves one more time and most team members from Caucasus Translations joined the race.  Before the race, I took 4 training sessions on running 10K,…

Living in Georgia |

Bitcoin Contango Trade with potential 12% return in 28 days

While working on the Terramatris crypto hedge fund I came up with an idea once in a month to re-invest the total value of the fund into the so-called Bitcoin contango trades. As the total value of the fund was about $74 at the end of September that's capital I put in work with bitcoin futures. Without further ado: On September 29, 2023, I bought Bitcoin perpetual futures worth 0.135 BTC at $27,162.50 per Bitcoin and simultaneously sold October…

Crypto |

Art Cafe Qartuli in Khashuri / The Georgian

Ar Cafe Qartuli also called The Georgian is a lovely roadside restaurant near the town of Khashuri (located next to Khashuri - Borjomi highway) which serves typical Georgian cuisine. The pricing is quite affordable, the cuisine is delicious and the interior is nice. When traveling form Tbilisi to Borjomi, I highly recomend to take a stop here, just after finished the Khashuri circle. they have it all - khinkali, khachapuri, badrijaani, even…

Restaurant reviews |