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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 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 AirlineRatings.com, which highlighted the carrier’s […]
1 June 2023

5 Writers’ homes you’ll want to visit

To visit a writer’s house is to glimpse the inner life of a creative spirit. Unlike musicians or painters, writers need no special equipment or environment, […]
31 May 2023

10 Most expensive yachts in the world

Ever wished you could just climb aboard a luxury yacht, forget life’s stresses and sail away into the sunset? Well, if we could, these would be […]
30 May 2023

Why are food and drinks so expensive at airports?

There are two sides of shopping at an airport. On the one hand, the duty-free shop is always something to look forward to. On the other […]
30 May 2023

Destinations where tourists are most likely to get sick

Getting sick is probably the last thing on your mind when planning a holiday, but unfortunately chances are all of us have had at least one […]
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 […]
29 May 2023

Investment in solar energy on track to exceed oil for first time, IEA boss says

Investment in clean energy technologies, especially solar power, is significantly outpacing spending on fossil fuels, according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report.  1. Solar […]
29 May 2023

Danish traveler completes 10-year round-the-world trip without flying

Torbjørn C. Pedersen has become the first person to visit every country in the world without boarding a plane. His uninterrupted journey lasted almost ten years. […]
26 May 2023

Wireless electricity could become a reality and revolutionise the energy transition

Nikola Tesla’s grand vision for wireless electricity, explained and experimented a century ago, could become reality as wireless power startup Emrod is developing technology to transmit […]
26 May 2023

How can blockchain tech help the race to net-zero?

Blockchain technology can play a significant role in supporting the race to achieve net-zero emissions by providing transparency, traceability, and efficiency in various aspects of sustainability […]
25 May 2023

SAF will never be as cheap as current jet fuel, says Boeing CEO

Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) will “never achieve the price of jet fuel”, Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun told Financial Times. Contemplating on the aviation industry’s main solutions […]
25 May 2023

What causes motion sickness and how to cope with it?

If you’ve ever had an upset stomach on a rocking boat or turbulent flight, you know what motion sickness is. It doesn’t cause long-term problems, but […]
25 May 2023

Recycled plastic may be more toxic than a cure for pollution, Greenpeace warns

Ahead of the Global Plastics Treaty negotiations in Paris, on May 29 to June 2, Greenpeace raised the alarm saying that recycling plastics increases its toxicity. […]
25 May 2023

How much you should walk on your holiday in order to sleep well at night

Going on holiday has countless advantages. You’re less stressed, you get to see new cultures, you get to spend some much needed quality time with your […]
24 May 2023

Are regulators catching up on greenwashing?

The travel and tourism sector can reasonably claim parental responsibility for the concept of greenwashing. Initially, the concept was coined by  New York environmentalist Jay Westerveld, […]
23 May 2023

Boeing makes “Cascade” tool publicly available to support aviation’s decarbonisation

In support of commercial aviation’s path toward net zero carbon emissions, Boeing has released the Boeing Cascade Climate Impact Model for public use. Cascade, a data […]