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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.

5 June 2023

Airbnb takes New York City to court over short-term rental regulations

On Thursday June 1st, Airbnb sued the City of New York for the restrictions it will apply from July on its short-term rentals, which require hosts […]
5 June 2023

Florence to ban short-term rentals in its historic center

On Thursday June 1st, the Municipality of Florence announced that it will ban the use of residential properties for short-term rental services, such as Airbnb, in […]
1 June 2023

The British themed Londoner resort on Macao’s Cotai Strip is now fully open

The $2 billion British themed Londoner resort on Macao’s Cotai Strip has been opening in stages since 2021, however, since China’s strict zero-Covid policies were only lifted […]
29 May 2023

Churchill’s Old War Office in London to open as luxury hotel this summer

The building that housed Winston Churchill’s war offices at the heart of London is due to open as a luxury hotel, after a six-year transformation by […]
23 May 2023

4 British hotels which could come straight out of Bridgerton

Every now and then, we would all like to live a movie or serie in real life. Sure, how things are portrayed isn’t often realistic. But […]
23 May 2023

Disney’s $2,400-a-night Star Wars hotel set to close after less than 2 years

Walt Disney World in Florida has announced it intends to close its $2,400-a-night Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel, only 18 months after it was opened. Guests […]
18 May 2023

Flight school in Alaska gives second life to old planes turning them into Airbnbs

Three retired air cargo aircraft are having a second life in Alaska. Retired pilot Jon Kotwicki founded FLY8MA, a flight school in Big Lake, Alaska, and […]
5 May 2023

New luxury hotel welcomes travelers atop Vietnam’s tallest building

Vietnam has a new and unique luxury hotel which has recently open to the public. The new Vinpearl Landmark 81, Autograph Collection, is located inside the […]
5 May 2023

Kenzo’s minimalist Parisian villa is up for sale

There’s a lot we could and should say about Paris but one thing’s for sure, it’s not what you would call a haven of peace. There’s […]
20 April 2023

Brussels’ legendary Astoria hotel to reopen in the summer of 2024 after 17 years

Abandoned since 2007, the prestigious Astoria hotel will be brought to life and it is set to reopen in the summer of 2024, under the management […]
20 April 2023

Christian Louboutin opens a luxury hotel in Portugal

Interior design and fashion both belong without a doubt to the most aesthetically pleasing fields of interest in the world. Whether you’re designing a magnificent gown […]
18 April 2023

3 new hotels in Belgium worth trying

Things are changing so fast in this world that sometimes, it can be a challenge just to keep up with things. Ever noticed that when you’ve […]
6 April 2023

Robert De Niro to open new luxury hotel in Seville

Nobu Hotels announced last month the opening of a new hotel in the central San Francisco square, in Seville. Nobu Hotels was founded by actor Robert […]
5 April 2023

Hotel prices skyrocket for Easter holidays

Hotel prices for the Easter holiday period are skyrocketing, far beyond just inflation rates, according to a recent report from Mabrian. The travel intelligence provider has […]
29 March 2023

Abandoned Spanish train station reopens as luxury hotel

Inaugurated in 1928, the Canfranc International Train Station is one of the most important railway complexes built in Europe in the first third of the 20th […]
23 March 2023

Could these be the best youth hostels in France?

Hotels are nice, sure, but they tend to come with one major flaw: the price. Especially now that the coast of living has gone up impressively, […]
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