Mauricio Ruiz.

Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

5 June 2023

Volkswagen’s iconic minibus returns as a retro-styled electric van in North America

Volkswagen has just released a new VW bus in North America. The ID. Buzz’s world premiere took place on June 2nd at surfer hot spot Huntington […]
5 June 2023

Airbnb takes New York City to court over short-term rental regulations

On Thursday June 1st, Airbnb sued the City of New York for the restrictions it will apply from July on its short-term rentals, which require hosts […]
5 June 2023

Billionaire pays more than 100,000 euros to moor super yacht at Monaco Grand Prix

An unnamed billionaire has allegedly paid $138,000 to moor his chartered yacht near the Monaco Grand Prix tracks, according to The Independent. The competition took place […]
5 June 2023

Florence to ban short-term rentals in its historic center

On Thursday June 1st, the Municipality of Florence announced that it will ban the use of residential properties for short-term rental services, such as Airbnb, in […]
2 June 2023

Three-year cruise clouded by uncertainty and refund demands

People sold their homes, they got rid of their belongings because they wanted to be on board the world’s first three-year cruise. An adventure announced by […]
1 June 2023

How is the tourism sector recovering in Uzbekistan?

For almost two years the pandemic brought the world to a standstill. Many sectors were affected, especially tourism. According to the UNWTO forecasts, the number of […]
1 June 2023

Growing use of animal fats as green jet fuel will hurt planet, new study claims

Animal fats are being used to make sustainable fuels but they might end up being worse for the planet, according to a new study conducted on […]
1 June 2023

Brussels Renaissance Festival to take visitors back in time

From 17 June to 8 July 2023, the Brussels Renaissance Festival is set to offer a series of events that showcase European heritage and history. The […]
1 June 2023

World’s Best Airlines for 2023 revealed by Airline Ratings

Air New Zealand has been named the World’s Best Airline of 2023, according to Australia-based aviation safety and product rating agency, which highlighted the carrier’s […]
31 May 2023

Brussels to put street photography at center stage in June

From the 1st to the 4th of June, street photographers from all over the world will gather in the capital of Europe for the ‘Brussels Street […]
31 May 2023

Air New Zealand to weigh passengers before they board in order to cut carbon emissions

Air New Zealand has announced that will start asking volunteer passengers to weigh themselves before boarding international flights departing from Auckland. The trial is to run […]
31 May 2023

Meet the Canadian who sailed alone around the world without a GPS

If there is anyone who knows the meaning of complete isolation it’s the Canadian sailor Bert ter Hart. He became the eighth person in the world […]
30 May 2023

Hong Kong Airport is being redefined as an Airport City

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has embarked on a series of large projects aimed at turning it into an Airport City. To accommodate future air traffic […]
30 May 2023

Elon Musk’s brain chip firm receives US approval for ‘first-in-human’ clinical trial

Elon Musk‘s brain chip implant company, Neuralink, has received approval from the FDA to conduct its ‘first-in-human’ clinical trial, the company announced on Twitter on Friday […]
30 May 2023

Influencer demands that plus-size flyers get free seats

Jae’lynn Chaney, an influencer from Vancouver, Canada, has started a petition on asking that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires all US airlines give plus-size […]
30 May 2023

These are the largest airline hubs in Europe

The largest airline hub in Europe in 2023 is Turkey’s Istanbul Airport, according to new data released by aviation consulting company Cirium, which compared Turkish Airlines […]
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