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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.

20 February 2022

Top 6 new train routes in Europe for 2022

Traveling by train can be a wonderful experience to enjoy the landscape. It’s also a perfect alternative for those who opt for a more sustainable mode […]
18 February 2022

Leuven considered a must-visit destination in Europe

The Belgian city of Leuven has finished 5th on a list of Europe’s best destinations for travelers. Every year, the European Best Destinations ranks the best […]
17 February 2022

US biofuel producers urge Congress to review SAF’s tax credits

1. Methodology Biofuel producers have urged the US Congress on 15 February to change the methodology used in the Build Back Better Act to account for […]
17 February 2022

Delta Airlines insists with US to add unruly passengers to “no-fly” list

1. Plea for banning unruly passengers Delta Airlines has insisted that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) includes unruly passengers on a national “no-fly” list that […]
17 February 2022

These are the world’s safest countries and cities to travel to in 2022

Safety has always been a factor to take into consideration when choosing a holiday destination and even more so in the recent years in the context […]
17 February 2022

Meet the crew that SpaceX will launch to deep space in 2022

Billionaire Jared Isaacman together with a crew of three others are about to make more history with the first launch of the Polaris Program somewhere late […]
17 February 2022

US billionaire Jared Isaacman to start a new era for private spaceflight

1. Polaris After being part of the first civilian crew in space on board of a SpaceX spaceship, the billionaire Jared Isaacman is making headlines for […]
17 February 2022

Scotland aims to become the best destination for responsible tourism​

The Travel Foundation is working with VisitScotland and Scotland’s three economic development agencies on a package of COP26 legacy projects that will further establish Scotland’s tourism sector […]
17 February 2022

Canada removes PCR test requirement for vaccinated travelers

On Tuesday February 15th, Canadian authorities announced the ease of Covid-19 measures linked to border control. The decision comes more than two weeks after the start […]
16 February 2022

Brussels’ EU quarter main artery to have an additional cycling lane

One of the four car lanes on Belliard Street, in Brussels’ EU quarter, will be converted to a bicycle lane. In total, there will be two […]
16 February 2022

American Airlines unruly passenger hit with coffee pot after trying to open plane door

An unruly passenger flying with American Airlines was hit with a coffee pot across the head by a flight attendant, after attempting to open the plane […]
16 February 2022

Omicron threat still high in Eastern Europe, warns WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) appeals to authorities of countries in Eastern Europe to improve vaccination rates and other measures, as a new wave of the […]
16 February 2022

European travel demand in 2022 expected to be only 20% below pre-covid levels

Uncertainty brought about by the Omicron variant negatively impacted Europe’s travel and tourism sector at the end of Q4 2021, hampering prospects for its recovery in […]
16 February 2022

Joby Aviation partners with ANA to launch air taxi service

On Monday February 14th, All Nippon Airways Holdings (ANA) and Joby Aviation, Inc. announced they are forming a partnership that will see Japan’s largest airline join […]
15 February 2022

Airlines eager to increase the share of sustainable aviation fuel that helps reduce emissions up to 80%

Being responsible for around 4% of global carbon emissions, the aviation industry is becoming more and more eager to increase the share of sustainable aviation fuel […]
15 February 2022

Top 5 fastest trains in the world

You may be surprised to learn that it’s not just automobiles and airplanes that are capable of incredible speeds. Trains running can actually pin you against […]
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