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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.

28 January 2021

Which Camino de Santiago do you like best?

Many consider it a way of cleansing the soul, others see it as a journey on which there is no other option but to be confronted […]
28 January 2021

This giant underwater jellyfish is the Faroe Islands’ newest tourist attraction

When thinking about the Faroe Islands, most of you will picture a landscape full of green prairies, giant rocks, wild ocean views and maybe some sheep. […]
27 January 2021

Fjällnas – A Swedish winter wonderland

Sweden has a lot of hidden and not so hidden gems. No wonder, as the country is 1574km long, compared to Germany, which is 857km long. […]
27 January 2021

10 Most Instagrammable Places in Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital and largest city of Portugal. It is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the second-oldest European capital city after […]
22 January 2021

Most famous European destinations for health tourism

If you asked people what was the most important thing in life, many of them would say it was health. And indeed, if we are healthy, […]
22 January 2021

10 Instagrammable places in Antwerp

Antwerp is known as the city where you can buy diamonds. It is located on the Scheldt river in the Flemish region (Flanders) of Belgium and […]
21 January 2021

24 Hours in Bilbao

Bilbao is an industrial port city of the Basque Country of northern Spain, with its lush green mountains that surround the city. The UNESCO ‘City of […]
21 January 2021

Top destinations to discover in 2021 according to the New York Times

Although we still live with uncertainty, everyone hopes to be able to travel again at some point in 2021. To remind us that the world awaits […]
21 January 2021

Istanbul receives its first snow.

After a dry and cold winter, Istanbul received its first snow on Saturday in the western parts of Turkey. According to data from Turkish State Meteorological […]
19 January 2021

The 10 Most Beautiful Frozen Waterfalls

Nature has a lot of beautiful faces, and winter time, when everything is frozen, is no exception. From an artistic point of view, winter is certainly […]
15 January 2021

8 best places to go skiing in Belgium

If you live in Belgium and love to do winter sports or skiing, there’s no need to go to France or Switzerland, or to any other […]
15 January 2021

10 Ski Resorts you should visit in 2021

We all know that winters, at least in some parts of the world, are synonymous with snow… a lot of snow. And a lot of snow […]
15 January 2021

24 hours in Màlaga

Once known as a sun, sea and sand destination, Málaga has made huge efforts in recent years to create a different type of tourism in the […]
14 January 2021

5 best European second cities to visit in 2021

1. Sète, France A lovely combination of city culture and beach life, Sète in the Occitanie region of France is the perfect holiday spot. A thin […]
14 January 2021

24 hours in Mechelen

Mechelen is a Flemish city located between Brussels and Antwerp in northern Belgium. It is one of Flanders’ most prominent cities of historical art and was […]
13 January 2021

5 refreshing walks in Brussels

With many people working from home, and leisure activities and socialising severely reduced, it is more important than ever to get outside, stretch your legs and […]
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