Discovery.


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.

18 February 2022

Did you know about China’s colorful ‘Dead Sea’?

The rainbow that makes up the Chinese “Dead Sea” is set to attract a larger number of visitors in the near future. The beauty and healing […]
15 February 2022

What are the most popular Erasmus destinations?

Although it might not always seem like it, studying is much more than just burying your nose in a big pile of books. Sure, we’ll admit […]
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. […]
11 February 2022

TripAdvisor’s top destinations for 2022

Which apps does the average tourist always keep on hand while travelling? Google Maps, as to not get lost. Booking, in case they need to change […]
31 January 2022

Top 7 Brussels’ museums and attractions

The month of February on the Northern Hemisphere is not an easy one. Days are short and cold, darkness still prevails over the hours of daylight. […]
28 January 2022

10 best places to go with kids in 2022

Travelling with children is not always an easy task because some destinations will be more suitable than others to these demanding and sometimes tough travel companions. […]
27 January 2022

3 Hidden gems you have to discover in Venice

Venice isn’t exactly what we’d call a well-kept secret. The city of canals, the city of doges, la Serenissima… Whatever you decide to call her, the […]
27 January 2022

These are Europe’s surprising most-visited destinations of 2021 according to Uber

A few year back, Uber was non-existent. In order to move ourselves inside and around a city, we used to take public transportation, a cab or […]
27 January 2022

Kaunas. European Capital of Culture 2022

It has been twelve years since a Lithuanian city was the European Capital of Culture. The grand opening of “Kaunas 2022” took place on January 22nd. […]
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 […]
14 January 2022

Top 4 best places to retire in 2022

After a life of hard work many people find themselves confronted with a complex question: Where to retire? Several factors are involved including cost of living, […]
13 January 2022

48 hours in Rome

A weekend in Rome… It sounds very beautiful and very romantic but also, when you think about it a bit more, it sounds a little bit […]
27 December 2021

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The breathtaking landscapes that Portugal has to offer have originated creative and unique spots to contemplate such splendor. The reputation of the panoramic swings started in […]
16 December 2021

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Oh, la douce France. We don’t know what it is, exactly, but France certainly breathes a certain feeling of nostalgia, a certain air of romance. Maybe […]
26 November 2021

Space Coast: Exploring Florida’s most iconic area

Spanning over 115 km (72 miles) of coastline, Florida’s Space Coast boasts one of the most diverse ecosystems in the western hemisphere as well as the […]
24 November 2021

The charm of the Belgian Northern Sea

When thinking about the seaside, most people envision somewhere nice and warm, sipping cocktails on a tropical island or by the Mediterranean. Going further North in […]
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