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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August 2023 Dividend Income Report - $1.97

Welcome to the sixty-second (#62) dividend income report, covering earnings our family has made from dividend-paying stocks in August 2023.  Last month I turned 38, and we made a quick trip to London, United Kingdom to celebrate it. Besides fish and chips, we tried some of the most delicious ciders and spent quality time with family there.  Kiddo was especially excited about spending a day at London's Kidzania. Besides our travels in August,…

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Luxembourg Gardens

The Jardin du Luxembour, known in English as the Luxembourg Garden, colloquially referred to as the Jardin du Sénat (Senate Garden), is located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France. Creation of the garden began in 1612 when Marie de' Medici, the widow of King Henry IV, constructed the Luxembourg Palace as her new residence. The garden today is owned by the French Senate, which meets in the Palace. It covers 23 hectares (56.8 acres) and is…

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Hiking and Sulphur baths in Borjomi

Check out our newest cinematic creation featuring the highlights of our recent weekend escapade in Borjomi! Whether we're relishing the company of long-time friends from QSI at Tbilisi Zoo or embarking on a scenic drive through Khasuri to reach Borjomi, every moment is expertly captured and post-processed for your viewing pleasure.Indulge in the rich flavors of Georgian cuisine, as we explore and savor delicious dishes that make our gastronomic…

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La Fregate French Restaurant in Paris

La Frégate is set on the Left Bank of the Seine in central Paris between the Louvre, the Tuileries Gardens and the Musee d'Orsay. This stylish brasserie is said to be built on the site of the house occupied by Field Marshal D'Artagnan, the character that inspired Alexandre Dumas to write The Three Musketeers. La Frégate has a lovely décor with ornate frescoed ceilings, pale lemon Louis XVI chairs, tables laid with crisp white linen while soft…

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Charles de Gaulle Airport

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, also known as Roissy Airport or simply Paris CDG, is the principal airport serving the French capital, Paris (and its metropolitan area), and the largest international airport in France. Opened in 1974, it is in Roissy-en-France, 23 km (14 mi) northeast of Paris, and is named after World War II statesman Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970), whose initials (CDG) are used as its IATA airport code. Charles de Gaulle…

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Walden Gudaleti

The day kicked off with a spontaneous morning call to a friend, setting the stage for an exciting adventure. Our destination? The intriguing Gudaleti, where a German friend was crafting something truly extraordinary. The prospect of exploration and the promise of a great time propelled us forward, making this Sunday a perfect blend of relaxation and discovery.Scenic Stops in MtskehtaOur journey meandered through the charming town of Mtskehta,…

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Boutique Hotel Sainte-Beuve in Paris

Boutique Hotel Sainte-Beuve is located in the heart of Paris on a small and quiet street of Rue Sainte-Beuve 9 in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. The hotel is conventionally located within walking distance of neighborhoods Montparnasse and Saint Germain Des Prés, 200m from the Luxembourg Gardens. We booked about a 2-night stay here at the start of July 2023. Paying about EUR 700. For getting here we used the Bolt ride-sharing app from Paris…

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Louvre

The Louvre or the Louvre Museum, is a national art museum in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city's 1st arrondissement (district or ward) and home to some of the most canonical works of Western art, including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo. The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace, originally built in the late 12th to 13th century under Philip II. Remnants of the Medieval…

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July 2023 Dividend Income Report - $0.54

Welcome to the sixty-first (#61) dividend income report, covering earnings I've made from dividend-paying stocks in July 2023.  Last month our daughter turned 5 years old, and we decided to take her to Disneyland in Paris, France. Gosh, we traveled a lot, visiting Latvia, France (Paris and Marseille), back to Latvia, and back to Georgia. Spending our time at boutique hotels in Paris, villas near the Mediterranean, and still working with our…

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Shumi winery and vineyards near Tsinandali in Kakheti, Georgia

Founded in 2001, Shumi Winery is a leading producer of high-quality Georgian wines. Its large estate is located in the Kakheti wine region’s famous Tsinandali village. A nice stop when traveling to the region of Kakheti. There is a wineshop, restaurant, and of course vineyards at the territory complex. Shumi Winery takes its name from an old Georgian word that means authentic, undiluted wine. The winery’s griffin logo refers to “Phaskunji”, a…

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Latvian Villa Kursa near Sighnaghi in Georgia

Villa Kursa offers friendly accommodation near Sighnaghi, in the village of Anaga, some 6 km from Sighnaghi center and 9 km from Bodbe Monastery. The property features a large terrace, a garden as well as a shared lounge area. Guests can enjoy a mountain view from Villa Kursa. Family rooms at the property come with free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.  We booked a two-night stay here at the end of July 2023, paying GEL 200 via booking.com  I've…

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Villa Kursa & Kakheti

Our recent adventure took us to the breathtaking landscapes of Georgia, where we spent a memorable weekend at Villa Kursa near Sighnaghi. This hidden gem nestled in the heart of Kakheti, a prominent wine region, offered us a delightful blend of nature, wine, and local hospitality. Let's take a journey through our amazing weekend and explore the wonders of this picturesque destination. Nestled in the lush countryside near the charming town of…

Living in Georgia |

Swimming Pool and Spa at Tbilisi Biltmore Hotel

The Biltmore Hotel is a 5-star hotel located in the heart of Tbilisi on Rustaveli Avenue. For the past few years, we have been heading here for its indoor swimming pool. There is also a small gym and a simple spa center with a Steam room and Finnish sauna.  Small and cozy swimming pool with whirpool and few waterfalls. Not very deep, maybe 1 meter 20 or even less. Kid friendly There is an outfoor restaurnat next to the pool, offering great…

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From Riga to Disaster: Repairing Our Wind Damaged Frame House in Latvia

Just after we finished most of the framing for our frame house in Latvia, we left for a weekend in Riga. After spending good 4 or 5 days in the nation's capital we found a huge surprise when returned - high wind, the storm has damaged our building and the looks were not good.  Our frame house has suffered significant damage due to the strong winds I called to my assistant and together we fixed most of the damage in just a few couple of hours.…

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Top 7 Best Selling Intel Core i9 13th generation laptops

Laptops with Intel Core i9 13th gen processors, code name Raptor Lake, have been around for a while already. First launched on October 2022, the Intel Core i9 is popular among gaming and business laptops. In this article, I've listed the top 7 best-selling laptops with Intel Core i9 13th-generation processors.  A quick note: This article contains affiliate links to Amazon.com, by clicking on links on this page and by making a purchase on the…

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