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Eagle Canyon and Dedoplis Tskaro (2023)

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In early June 2023, my family and I embarked on another unforgettable road trip, this time venturing into the scenic wonders near Dedoplis Tskaro.Our first stop on this thrilling journey was the captivating Eagle Canyon, a true haven for…


How to Install Drupal 10 with Nginx, PHP-FPM 8.1, MySQL, phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 23.04 - Linode Guide

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In this article, you will learn how to set up a webserver for serving Drupal websites running with Nginx, PHP-FPM 8.1, MySQL, and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 23.04 For the following tutorial, I used very much the information from my previous guide with 22…


Discovering Sri Lanka: A Journey near Indian Ocean from Colombo to Galle

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At the start of 2022, we traveled to Sri Lanka for about a two-week-long life-changing journey. In this article, I'm sharing my travel notes with listing places of interest we visited. Also, make sure to watch our short video from this trip: Sri…


Mayer House Hotel in Tel Aviv

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Mayer House Hotel in Tel Aviv is located on  Dizengoff Street 98. It featured an outdoor swimming pool, a terrace, a restaurant, and a bar. We booked this hotel for a 2-night stay at the start of 2023, before returning back to Tbilisi. We paid…


Week #26 Crypto Hedge Fund Update (-4.72%)

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Greetings from Tbilisi, Georgia. Last weekend we spend in outdoors enjoying rafting and mcvadi in Pasanauri. More on that in video  section On Friday, June 9, 2023, 1 ETH traded at $1,836 while the total value of our Ethereum / EUR / USDC / BTC…


Istanbul With Kids

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In late May 2023, my family and I embarked on a spontaneous adventure to Istanbul, immersing ourselves in the lively atmosphere of this vibrant city.Our itinerary was filled with the thrill of amusement parks, where we embraced the joy of heart-…


The Nachlaot Pearl/ King Salomon apartment in Jerusalem (Be'er Sheva Street)

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The Nachlaot Pearl / King Salomon room is an apartment we booked via Airbnb for a two-day stay in Jerusalem on New Year's Eve of 2023. The price we paid seemed a bit high, paying about $350 for a small studio room,  but as we didnt know what to…


Beruwalage Gems & Jewelry Moonstone Mine in Sri Lanka

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During our latest trip to Sri Lanka at the start of 2022, we visited this small and interesting Moonstone Mine - Beruwalage Gems & Jewelry.  We were taken here by our driver / guide we ordered back in the hotel for the day trip to Galle. …


Binance vs. SEC: Unraveling the 17% Plunge in My Crypto Portfolio

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My crypto portfolio took a hit of about 17% last night after it was announced that SEC has sued Binance and its CEO CZ. Bitcoin price dropped from about $27,150 to $25,500. At the time of writing, I was holding about 0.1 BTC long futures, with my…


Paul French Restaurant on Paliashvili street (near Vake Park in Tbilisi)

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There is a lovely French restaurant and bakery located on Paliashvili Street near Vake Park in Tbilisi. We keep heading here for delicious French-style desserts and one of my favorite vegetable soups. We come here occasionally, after visiting Vake…


Week #25 Ethereum Options Trading Results (+0.044 ETH)

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Greetings from Tbilisi, Georgia. Summer has started with temperatures well above +30C. On Friday, June 2, 2023, 1 ETH traded at $1,902 while the total value of our Ethereum / EUR / USDC / BTC portfolio was worth $2,050.19, and is already about 20%…


Sighnaghi and Mtskheta trip

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This time around, the stage was set between swimming pools, intense jiu-jitsu sessions, and explorations of two iconic Georgian towns - Sighnaghi and Mtskheta.The weekend kicked off with a perfect balance of fitness and fun. Picture this - a…


Latest Addition to Stock Portfolio: Bought 2 AMZN shares at $121.74

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On June 1, 2023, we bought an additional 2 shares of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) stock, paying $121.74 per share for our Partnership Fund. We are now holding 25 shares of AMZN in our Partnership Fund portfolio Using dollar-cost averaging our average…


Top 11 things to do in Batumi with Kids

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Our family trip began in Tbilisi, where we picked up our child from QSI international school in Zurgovani village. From there, we traveled to Natakhtari Airport, where we took a one-hour flight on Vanilla Sky to Batumi. Upon arrival at Batumi…


How to Get around Istanbul for cheap with this ride-sharing Taxi app

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I have traveled back and forth to Istanbul for dozen times, sometimes just by a connecting flight, sometimes just to spend a day or two in Istanbul. Most of the time, I have relied on shuttle services ordered from hotels or using public…


Week #24 Ethereum Options Trading Results (+0.058 ETH)

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Greetings from Istanbul, Turkey. We come here for a short weekend trip to visit some kid's amusement parks, try the local cuisine and just to spend some good time together. For the past few days, I've been trading mostly from my iPhone. And I'm…


Jerusalem - Tel Aviv Train via Ben Gurion Airport in Israel

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The highly anticipated new high-speed train from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv via Ben Gurion Airport is now operating. The final destination of the Jerusalem train is Tel Aviv. The new Jerusalem to Tel Aviv train service is officially called King David…


Statue of Medea in Batumi

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The Statue of Medea is located at Europe square in the Batumi city center. The Statue is dedicated to Medea, Colchian Princess from Greek mythology.  Statue was opened to the public back in 2007. I have visited for many times Europe square and the…


Grill Town Restaurant in Batumi

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Grill Town restaurant in Batumi is among one of my best finds in recent years. Located close to the Sheraton Hotel on Rustaveli Avenue in Batumi.  We first discovered this restaurant in some of our previous Batumi trips, so this time it was a no-…


Ben Gurion International Airport

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Ben Gurion International Airport, is the main international airport of Israel. Situated on the northern outskirts of the city of Lod, it is the busiest airport in the country. It is located 45 kilometers (28 mi) to the northwest of Jerusalem and 20…