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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.

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

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 […]
15 February 2022

Are you relocating? Here are the minimum wages in the EU

Welcoming a new year can be the trigger to carry out some changes in our lives. Getting back in shape, learning a new language, starting a […]
14 February 2022

Best European Destinations 2022

Over half a million of travelers from 182 countries have voted for the European Best Destinations 2022. Out of over 400 destinations, discover the 20 most […]
11 February 2022

Ljubljana is the Best European Destination to visit in 2022

Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, won this year’s Best European Destinations award, after being chosen from a list of 20 finalists by over 75,000 people. Ljubljana […]
10 February 2022

Summer prospects are promising for European travel, says ETC

The Omicron outbreak and the fragmented travel restrictions in response to the new variant have negatively impacted Europeans’ travel confidence at the beginning of 2021. However, […]
9 February 2022

Could volcano tourism help restart the economy of La Palma?

The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano attracted tens of thousands of visitors to La Palma in October and early November. Boat and plane tickets were […]
9 February 2022

Thai tourism hits a record breaking low of 70%

Thailand being widely known for its tourism industry, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the country is suffering from the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. […]
9 February 2022

European Commission unveils transition pathway for tourism

Since the rise of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism industry has faced many challenges. From dropping tourist numbers to safety measures in hotels and other tourist […]
9 February 2022

Fully vaccinated tourists welcome in Australia as of 21 February

1. International travel International travel to Australia will soon see a boost after its Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that fully vaccinated tourists are allowed to […]
8 February 2022

Travel and tourism likely to grow $8.6 trillion in 2022

As the world finally seems to be on the path to recovery, the travel and tourism sector’s contribution to the global economy and jobs could reach […]
7 February 2022

UNWTO launches the first Global Youth Tourism Summit

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili has joined the Minister of Tourism of Italy Massimo Garavaglia to officially launch the first Global […]
7 February 2022

Vietnam to reopen for international tourists in March or April

Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyễn Văn Hùng proposed a total reopening to international tourists in late March or beginning of April.  Visitors will […]
7 February 2022

New Zealand announces plan to reopen to the world

Authorities in New Zealand announced on Thursday February 3rd that the country will remove quarantine requirements for returning citizens, and that borders will be gradually opened. […]
4 February 2022

Australia’s new national park will be focusing on protecting local wildlife

National parks can be found all over the world and are usually the perfect place to start if you want to get to know local nature. […]
2 February 2022

Morocco is lifting its ban on international flights and reopening to tourists

1. Opening up Morocco announced it will lift its ban on international flights as of 7 February allowing tourists back in the country after more than […]
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