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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.

5 April 2022

India resumes international commercial flights

Last March 27, India officially lifted the restriction on international itinerary flights that had been in place since March 19th, 2020. Airlines in the region had […]
15 December 2021

Nature to Homes in Kerala

Kerala Voyages offers slow travel experiences with homestays and storytelling. Kerala has a wide variety of Village Life Experience tours developed by the government-funded Responsible Tourism […]
2 November 2021

Outstanding destinations and tourism businesses recognised at the World Travel Market

At World Travel Market in London yesterday businesses and destinations around the world were recognised in the WTM Responsible Tourism Awards. The India and Rest of […]
12 October 2021

India to welcome international travelers after a 18-month pause

On Thursday October 7th, authorities in India announced that tourist visas will be again granted to foreign travelers after an 18-month pause due to the pandemic. […]
16 September 2021

OYO and Microsoft announce strategic alliance to digitally transform the travel industry

The Indian multinational OTA, OYO, and Microsoft have decided to start a multi-year collaboration to transform digitally the travel industry and to co-develop new-generation travel and […]
9 September 2021

Meet the 70-year old Indian woman who has been to 66 countries

At the age of 70, Sudha Mahalingam has spent most of her life traveling the world. Originally from India, Mahalingam told CNN that she has never […]
30 June 2021

7 Offbeat places to visit in India

India, the seventh largest country in the world, is blessed with one of the oldest existing cultures. It abounds in places that are offbeat and mesmerizing, […]
17 June 2021

Indian village prays to new ‘corona goddess’ to be protected against Covid-19

In April and May of 2021, India became the global epicenter of the pandemic. In the midst of unfortunate circumstances, the country recorded consecutive days of […]
10 June 2021

India plans to remake Lakshadweep for tourism

The national government of Narendra Modi and the Hindu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are proposing a reform for Lakshadweep by which the archipelago would be opening […]
12 May 2021

Inside Auroville, a utopic city in southeast India

Auroville is a city located in the province of Tamil Nadu in southeast India. This utopic, experimental and sustainable city was founded in the sixities by […]
21 April 2021

India signs “travel bubble” with Sri Lanka

According to Travel Weekly Asia, the Civil Aviation Ministry of India announced on Twitter that the country has agreed to establish an ‘air travel bubble’ with […]
5 March 2021

Is this the beginning of a wave of women-only tours?

More women read fiction than men. In the US, the UK and Canada, women account for 80 percent of fiction sales. “When women stop reading, the […]
9 February 2021

10 Reasons why you should visit Goa

One of the world’s most popular leisure destinations, Goa has a laid-back lifestyle, hippie vibe, golden sand scenic beaches, natural tranquillity, wellness centers, beach sports, and […]
2 February 2021

Responsible Tourism is spreading across India

Over the last couple of weeks a high-level delegation from Madhya Pradesh in central India, led by the Minister of Tourism Ms Thakur, has been in […]
8 January 2021

Sentinel: the island with the most hostile people in the world

Sentinela Norte Island is located in the Andaman archipelago, in the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean. The indigenous people who live here are considered […]
1 December 2020

Responsible Tourism Sustaining Village Life in the Foothills of the Himalaya

Village Ways is an example of Responsible Tourism in action. It is a shared value enterprise which since 2005 has been working to support economically poor […]
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