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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.

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 […]
2 February 2022

1 in 3 believes ‘normal’ travel will not happen before 2024, reveals Travel Tomorrow’s poll

The Omicron variant arrived and the world risked paralyzing again. Over the holiday period, several flights were cancelled for a variety of reasons: members of the […]
1 February 2022

Spain to create a new digital nomad visa to attract remote workers

The Government of Spain is developing a new visa for digital nomads. A permit that will authorize people to work remotely for foreign companies and reside […]
31 January 2022

Belgium’s new passport to feature comic strips heroines and heroes

Belgium’s heroines and heroes of comic strips will be travelling the world stamped on the new Belgian passports. Described as “the jewels of our culture” by […]
27 January 2022

Could your favourite city become Europe’s Best Destination 2022?

Have you chosen your favourite city for 2022? Until 10 February, you’ll be able to vote among 20 European cities selected by a Brussels-based organization — […]
26 January 2022

Dutch tourist arrested for giving Nazi salute at the gates of Auschwitz

A 29-year-old Dutch tourist has been arrested and fined for making the Nazi salute at the gates of the Auschwitz Nazi extermination camp in Poland. The […]
25 January 2022

Thailand to resume quarantine-free tourism from 1 February

From February 1st, Thailand will resume its plan to allow the entry of tourists without quarantine, which was suspended due to the appearance of the contagious […]
24 January 2022

WTTC predicts a strong recovery of the European travel industry in 2022

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed bookings for intra-European travel over the Easter period have increased by more than 250%, while summer bookings […]
19 January 2022

Ghenna and Timket: Colourful cultural and religious festivities in Ethiopia

Ghenna (ገና) and Timket (ጥምቀት) are synonymous to Christmas and Epiphany, respectively, in the official working language Amharic with their unique Ethiopian features and calendar. In […]
18 January 2022

Italy attempts to preserve Venice by limiting the number of tourists

1. Ending mass tourism Trying to preserve the city of Venice, the Italian government decided to limit the number of tourists to discourage day-trippers. Over the […]
18 January 2022

What do travellers want for 2022?

1. Probing future tourists After two years of travel uncertainty, more than a third of recently surveyed travellers want to go to a destination they have […]
17 January 2022

The world’s most powerful passports in 2022

The ‘power’ of a passport is essentially measured by one statistic: how many countries can be entered without a visa. The Henley Passport Index scrutinizes the […]
17 January 2022

UN predicts world economy to grow by 4% in 2022 and tourism rise

After a global contraction of 3.4% in 2020 and a rebound of 5.5% in 2021, the UN projects that the world economy will grow 4% in […]
17 January 2022

EU Digital Covid Certificate to be valid for maximum 9 months after vaccination

As of February 1, 2022, the European Certificate of Vaccination against Covid-19 will be valid for a maximum of 9 months after the end of the […]
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