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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.

23 June 2022

This is what Qantas will offer on its 20-hour flights

Qantas’ Project Sunrise is expected to offer direct flights from Sydney to London and New York in 2025. Sunrise Project will also include direct flights from […]
20 June 2022

Australia has cut plastic pollution on some of its beaches by nearly 30%

Australia has reduced plastic pollution on some of its beaches by nearly 30%. According to the World Economic Forum, coastal plastic is down 29% since six […]
24 May 2022

Australian scientists say ‘night time’ solar power can be captured

A breakthrough discovery from Australian scientists points at the possibility of harnessing energy that flows out of the Earth at night, a process called ‘nighttime’ solar […]
3 May 2022

Qantas announces non-stop flights from Sydney to London and New York

On Monday May 2nd, Australian airline Qantas announced the launch of the first direct commercial flights from Sydney to London and New York by 2025. The […]
29 April 2022

Australia offers flights for €12 to encourage potential workers from the UK and Ireland

Australia is opening its doors for residents and citizens of the UK and Ireland for only €12. The scheme intends to encourage workers to visit the […]
20 April 2022

Pollution in Australia is threatening some of the world’s oldest rock carvings

Western Australia‘s 50,000-year-old natural rock art gallery of more than 1 million petroglyphs at Murujuga, also known as Burrup Peninsula, could be destroyed within a century […]
15 April 2022

Australia’s newest museum is set to dazzle the world

As the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Australia marks its 150 anniversary, an exciting new era is about to begin for the gallery: the […]
13 April 2022

This interactive map will show you the best places to visit on a 6-month trip around Australia

Australia has finally opened its borders to international tourists after an incredibly long Covid-19 lockdown. With this opportunity, one might wonder where to start their visit […]
15 March 2022

The Ghan. Discovering Australia by train

Regarded as one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, The Ghan in Australia delivers so much more than an extended train ride. It promises access to […]
2 March 2022

Melbourne’s new Four Seasons Hotel to have the world’s tallest vertical garden

A new Four Seasons hotel will be housed in the world’s tallest “greenscraper” in Melbourne, Australia. On February 18th, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced that […]
11 February 2022

Australia. The trip you have to make, despite everything

There are some real-life travel stories you want to write. Others you just have to write as catharsis to the author or caveat to the reader. […]
9 February 2022

Fully vaccinated tourists welcome in Australia as of 21 February

1. International travel International travel to Australia will soon see a boost after its Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that fully vaccinated tourists are allowed to […]
4 February 2022

Australia’s new national park will be focusing on protecting local wildlife

National parks can be found all over the world and are usually the perfect place to start if you want to get to know local nature. […]
19 November 2021

Did you know the story of this Australian floating hotel now decaying off the coast of North Korea?

There was once a floating Australian hotel that has now ended up in North Korea. The hotel in question was called The Four Seasons Barrier Reef […]
12 November 2021

Will there ever be ultra-long flights from London to Sydney?

Qantas has reconfirmed its plans to fly non-stop from Sydney to London, Paris, and New York City in just over 18 hours as early as 2024. […]
28 October 2021

A small Australian town’s campaign to lure Chris Hemsworth goes viral

Australia’s strict measures and border closures have kept Covid-19 contagion numbers low, though it has come with a cost: the tourist sector has felt the brunt […]
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