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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How to register site for Google Webmaster

<p>Google Webmaster is tool from Google, which provides great usability for site admins to see how site "looks" on Google.</p><p>But how to register for Google Webmasters?</p><p>Easy:</p><p>Go to google.com/webmasters, click <strong>Sign in to Webmaster Tools</strong>, next click <strong>Add a site&nbsp;</strong>,box will popup with option to enter your site URL,…

Web development |

Armenia, then, now - future

Recently I wrote an article about Georgia, then, now - future, this time I would like to write about Armenia. Landlocked land, with huge economic problems, ongoing conflicts with neighboring Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karbakh region. A country that plans to enter Eurasian Union on January 1st, 2014.   Let's start with some basic chart: As seen from the chart above, Armenia, as well as neighboring Georgia, is no exception, in economic shrink…

Investments |

Few shots from Samgori, Tbilisi

Samgori is a district in Tbilisi, which is connected to the city center by the metro. Seems that the Samgori neighborhood is rarely visited by tourists I first visited this part of Tbilisi back in August/September 2013. A lot has changed ever since, and now I considering investing in Samgori real estate market, as the property prices stile are among the lowest in the city  A place to grow  

Living in Georgia |

How to Add Facebook Like Button to Drupal 7 Site

If you want to add the Facebook like button to your Drupal 7 site, the process is relatively straightforward. To get started, you will need to download the Facebook Like Button module from the modules section of your Drupal site. Once you have downloaded the module, extract it to the sites/modules folder. Next, you will need to enable the Facebook Like Button module from the Modules page. Once you have enabled the module, go to the admin/…

Drupal Development |

Drupal Friendly URL Setup: A Step-by-Step Guide for Optimizing Your Site URLs

Update: This article covers details on how to enable and configure the Pathauto module for the Drupal 7 site. For Drupal 8, please see: How To Setup Pretty URLs For Drupal 8 Setting up Drupal-friendly URLs is one of the most essential tasks for Drupal users, as these URLs play a critical role in both human readability and search engine optimization (SEO). In the latest versions of Drupal, some of the friendly URL features are enabled by default…

Drupal Development |

The Importance of Monitoring Germany's Economy for Forecasting EU's Future

Germany is the largest economy in the European Union, accounting for more than 3 trillion USD GDP nominal. This gives us a clear indication that if we can forecast the German economy, we can also forecast the economy of the European Union and even the Euro Zone. Understanding the economic landscape of Germany is crucial, as it is a dominant player in the EU, with a significant impact on the overall economic health of the region. The chart…

Investments |

The Boycott Debate: Should Georgia Participate in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

In Georgia, the question of whether or not to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is a hot topic. Some are calling for a boycott in response to the Russia-Georgia war of 2008 and Russia's recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states. Others argue that it is important to normalize relationships with Russia. Recently, Georgian students staged protests in seven cities, calling for Georgia's participation in the Sochi…

Living in Georgia |

Statistics about passengers served at Georgia's airports (2012)

Georgia is a country located in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia, known for its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. The country has a well-developed transportation infrastructure, which includes a number of modern airports that serve both domestic and international destinations. These airports play a crucial role in connecting Georgia to the rest of the world, facilitating tourism, trade, and business. With the increasing…

Airports |

Ukraine's Debt Crisis: A Closer Look at the Possibility of Default (2014)

Ukraine is a country located in Eastern Europe that gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Despite its large land area and rich natural resources, Ukraine's economy has struggled since its independence, and the country has been facing various financial challenges in recent years. One of the biggest challenges Ukraine has faced is the possibility of default. A default is defined as a situation where a borrower is unable to repay its…

Geopolitics |

How To Create an Upcoming Posts Page in Drupal Using Views

In this Drupal Development tutorial, I will walk you through the process of creating an "Upcoming Posts" page in Drupal using the Views module. Future posts are an essential aspect of maintaining a well-organized blog, and this tutorial aims to provide an easy solution for filtering future posts in the Drupal admin panel. By default, Drupal does not come equipped with the "Upcoming Posts" feature, making it challenging to filter future posts…

Drupal Development |

Georgia's Parliament: Moving Back to Tbilisi?

In 2012, the Parliament of Georgia was relocated from Tbilisi to Kutaisi by then-president Mikheil Saakashvili. The move was meant to give a boost to the city of Kutaisi. However, after the Parliament elections in 2012, which were won by the Georgian Dream coalition, plans were made to move the Parliament back to Tbilisi due to communication issues with other government institutions and high travel expenses. As an impartial observer, I have…

Living in Georgia |

Exploring the Economic Journey of Georgia: Historical GDP and Future Forecasts (2012)

Georgia is a country located in the South Caucasus region and has a rich and diverse history. The Georgian economy has gone through its ups and downs in the past few decades, and in this article, we will take a closer look at its historical GDP and project what the future might look like. To start, let's examine the historical GDP of Georgia by nominal values. The chart shows that Georgia, like many other former Soviet republics, experienced…

Investments |

2013 Georgian Presidential Election: Understanding the Candidates

Georgia's presidential elections are set to take place on October 27th, 2013, and three main candidates have emerged as frontrunners. Giorgi Margvelashvili, David Bakradze, and Nino Burjanadze, each with their own political backgrounds and experiences, are the main contenders for the presidency. As a foreigner living in Georgia, it can be difficult to keep up with the intricacies of Georgian politics, but it's important to have a basic…

Living in Georgia |

Drupal 7: How to Show a Custom Image When No Image is Provided

In Drupal 7, managing images can be quite challenging, especially when the default image is not provided. The platform provides an option to display a default image under "manage fields," but this approach can be limiting as the same default image will be displayed wherever the image field is used. To overcome this limitation, you can follow these steps: Disable the default image option under the image field settings. Create a view that…

Drupal Development |

Autumn in Borjomi

Borjomi altogether with Samtskhe - Javakheti region are among my Top destinations in Republic of Georgia. I have spent here countless days and nights. One of the best times to head here definitely is Summer, when temperature in nations capital Tbilisi rises above +40 Celsius, a lazy rest on the rocks in Borjomula river is like a safe haven. See Borjomi trip. You can explore Borjomi either doing rafting on Mtkvari river (See: Rafting in Georgia…

Living in Georgia |