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.

27 July 2022

Costa Rica green lights visa for Digital Nomads

On the 4th of July, the president of Costa Rica signed the law to “Attract Remote Workers and Service Providers of International Character”, better known as […]
27 July 2022

Meet the crew of Blue Origin’s 6th suborbital space tourism launch

Blue Origin has announced the crew flying on New Shepard’s 22nd flight (NS-22) mission which will include Dude Perfect cofounder Coby Cotton, Portuguese entrepreneur Mário Ferreira, […]
26 July 2022

UK travellers might miss their flights this week due to national rail strike

The travel industry is finally starting to recover after two years of pandemic, but the sudden surge in demand has caused chaos in certain sectors. The […]
26 July 2022

Has the pandemic made us forget the basics of travelling?

Travelling is back after two years of lockdowns and restrictions. During this time, we were, more or less, stuck inside our houses or, in any case, […]
26 July 2022

English firm promises cheap flights with hybrid triplane

British aviation firm Faradair is developing a hybrid triplane concept for short-haul electric travel. We decided we would come up with an aircraft that would not […]
26 July 2022

Ryanair reports €170 million profit despite several strikes across Europe

Ryanair has released its financial report for the first quarter of 2022 and, for the first time since the pandemic begun, they are making a profit. […]
26 July 2022

Use of private jets is on the rise despite high CO2 emissions

Commercial aviation is experiencing challenging times in the US and across Europe due to a shortage of staff coupled with a sharp increase in demand, while […]
26 July 2022

easyJet partners with Rolls-Royce to develop hydrogen combustion engine

On July 20th, easyJet and Rolls-Royce announced a new partnership called H2ZERO, which will pioneer the development of hydrogen combustion engine technology capable of powering a […]
25 July 2022

Qatar Airways increases number of special all-inclusive FIFA World Cup travel packages

With demand soaring, Qatar Airways ramps up special all-inclusive FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ travel packages for fans to secure their place in world’s biggest football […]
25 July 2022

Groundbreaking research to make carbon-neutral jet fuel a reality by using sunlight

Researchers have designed a fuel production system that uses water, carbon dioxide, and sunlight to produce aviation fuel.  The research published in the journal Joule, could […]
25 July 2022

Ampaire accomplished longest hybrid-electric mission ever

Ampaire, an American pioneer company in electric aviation, has accomplished the longest hybrid-electric mission ever.  The Ampaire’s electric EEL aircraft completed a 3,025 km (1,880 mile) […]
25 July 2022

Travel chaos at Eurotunnel is easing, says UK’s Automobile Association

After a weekend of disruption at the Eurotunnel, the holiday traffic jams are easing. The  Automobile Association (AA) motoring group says the time to reach the check-in […]
25 July 2022

Europe continues to develop its network of high-speed trains

With fires in Spain and recurrent heatwaves across Europe, initiatives to curb Green House Gas (GHG) emissions have become a priority. According to Euronews, aviation generates […]
25 July 2022

EU travellers will need to apply for “permission to travel” before entering the UK

The UK government has announced the launch of a new Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for visa-free foreigners. Priti Patel, UK Home Secretary, stated that the new […]
22 July 2022

SpaceX faces competition pledging a trip to Mars in 2024

Two start-up companies are partnering to go to Mars in 2024, beating SpaceX’s ambition of reaching the Red Planet and become an inter-planetary species. The unprecedented […]
21 July 2022

What are the 5 best connected cities?

The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) new Six Connectivities Index 2021 measures the connectivity of 22 Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cities and identified 5 as being […]
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