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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.

11 May 2022

Croatia lifts Covid-19 travel entry rules

Croatia joins the list of countries that have lifted all entry restrictions linked to Covid-19. Visitors are no longer required to undergo testing, produce proof of […]
22 March 2022

Most beautiful Croatian castles

There are many incredible places to visit in Croatia, it is a never-ending inspiration for anyone who enjoys travelling and discovering new things. Though not very […]
20 January 2022

Why Dugi Otok is the rough diamond of the Adriatic

I usually spend my summers in Croatia, at least most of the summertime. For a Croatian-born travel addict like myself, this may seem a bit strange […]
27 August 2021

Back to the roots – discovering Lika

There are places in the world where you feel like you can completely connect with nature and the roots of our being on this planet. One […]
20 July 2021

This Croatian town is selling houses at 13 cents apiece!

Anyone who’s been on the market for a house recently knows this isn’t exactly an easy challenge these days. Since the beginning of the pandemic the […]
7 July 2021

Zagreb through street art

In the last couple of years Zagreb has slowly but certainly started to become one of the must-visit destinations in Europe. Beautiful city architecture, rich history, […]
5 July 2021

5 gorgeous heritage hotels in Croatia

When traveling, there is something special about staying in a hotel that lives and breathes the history of the area and is an integral part of […]
24 June 2021

Mljet – discovering the island of Odysseus

If you are looking for a vacation in pristine nature, surrounded by forests and the sea, without the hustle and bustle of the cities, just a […]
18 June 2021

5 wineries you have to visit when in Istria

The Croatian peninsula Istria is well known for many things – from culture and food to the perfect Mediterranean climate, but one thing it is most […]
10 June 2021

5 of Croatia’s best tree houses to stay in

Have you ever spent a night in pristine nature among the treetops? There is something really magical about it. Ever since I was a child it […]
27 May 2021

Ranch Deer Valley and Rastoke waterfalls – a perfect day in Croatia’s nature haven

There are places where you really feel how special they are just by experiencing the surroundings, soaking in the beauty of the landscape and sound. One […]
21 May 2021

Fužine – perfect weekend in the green heart of Croatia

If you are longing for a weekend in nature, a perfect place to go is definitely Fužine in Croatia. Located in the region of Gorski kotar, […]
4 May 2021

Rovinj – the Pearl of the Adriatic

There are many beautiful cities at the Croatian Adriatic Sea, each unique and charming in its own way, but one of my favorite ones is Rovinj […]
27 April 2021

Brijuni – the paradise islands of Tito

It is very difficult to choose which island to visit in Croatia – in the land where there are over a thousand of them, each one […]
19 April 2021

Hotel Lone – Croatian design gem for luxurious stay

Have you ever been seduced by a hotel? It happened to me recently, when I stayed in Hotel Lone, a beautiful design hotel in Rovinj, Croatia, […]
18 February 2021

Top 5 burger bars in Zagreb

Sometimes all you need in life is a good – burger! There is a reason why there is almost a whole philosophy created around it and, […]
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