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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.

1 July 2022

25th anniversary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

July will be a month filled with celebrations to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Chinese President […]
1 July 2022

EU airline sector wary of EU rules under the “Fit for 55”

After the latest Council’s vote on the “Fit for 55”, European airlines fear lack of competition and call on leaders to consider allowances for green fuels. […]
1 July 2022

The strategic connection between Community-Based Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals

1. Beyond preserving culture and wildlife When talking about experiencing the lifestyle of local communities through Community-Based Tourism (CBT) initiatives, the association that automatically arises is […]
1 July 2022

Don’t be a stranger: how online platforms help hotels build relationships with their guests

When global internet platforms disrupt an industry, people often worry that something important is being lost – the personal relationship that can build up between small […]
1 July 2022

Birmingham is giving its bus stops an artistic new outlook

When we think of the city of Birmingham nowadays, chances are many of us immediately get the image of ‘Peaky Blinders’ in our heads. It’s definitely […]
1 July 2022

How does temperature affect wine taste?

There are factors that may affect the taste of wine but temperature is perhaps one of the most important ones. For example, a bottle of wine […]
30 June 2022

10 most followed Instagram accounts in 2022

Instagram is the easiest way to keep up with celebrities. It brings them closer to their fans and creates a sense of familiarity that was not […]
30 June 2022

Top 10 most expensive cities for expats in 2022

According to new data from Mercer’s 2022 Cost of Living City Ranking, Hong Kong is the most expensive to live in, followed by Zurich and Geneva. […]
30 June 2022

Beer is good for our intestinal health, new study says

Summer’s here and that means every excuse is good enough to finish work early and go grab a drink with friends. Whether you’re gathering in the […]
30 June 2022

Switzerland opened a 300 kilometre-long hiking path

Everyone vacations differently. For some it’s all about relaxing at the beach for two weeks straight, for others there’s nothing better than a short and intensive […]
30 June 2022

What if real remote-controlled cars were driving in Paris?

What’s the future going to look like? It’s a question we, as a human species, have been asking ourselves for ages. Even though the past can […]
30 June 2022

Sardinia imposes fees and visitor limits to fight overtourism

Authorities in Sardinia are taking measures to protect its beaches from over-tourism with several restrictions. Even before the pandemic, some of Sardinia’s most popular beaches were […]
30 June 2022

Brussels may be hosting the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine

A number of Ukrainian and British politicians and public figures are calling for the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest to still take place in Ukraine, yet the […]
30 June 2022

Beijing Fengtai. Asia’s largest train station has reopened

Beijing’s oldest railroad station reopened on Monday, June 20th. Fengtai Railway Station had been closed for four years due to renovation work. After its reopening, it […]
29 June 2022

10 Netflix series to binge this summer

1. Bridgerton While Brigerton is not new to Netflix, its recent season 2 got 627.11 million hours viewed in the first 4 weeks, topping the platform’s […]
29 June 2022

How the aviation industry plans to achieve net zero by 2050

The European Commission’s Connecting Europe Days 2022 kicked off yesterday at Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport with the Connecting Europe by Air: the Green Transformation event. During […]
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