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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 March 2023

Benfica to open new hotel in Lisbon

On Friday March 17th, the Benfica Foundation and FLH Hotels from the Feelslikehome group signed a partnership that will allow the revitalization of the building of […]
16 March 2023

Could these be the best holiday cabins in Europe?

We’ve done the legwork so you can save your energy for hiking – or pampering. Find your next holiday cabin here. 1. Kilsti Lodges, Norway – […]
15 March 2023

A Canadian hotel where you can sleep amongst lions to open in 2023

Booking a hotel room is usually a treat in itself but now a Canadian hotel is offering guests a unique thrill: the chance to sleep among lions. At […]
1 March 2023

Paris’ Opera House that inspired ‘Phantom of the Opera’ becomes an Airbnb, but there is a catch

For many culture freaks, there’s nothing like spending a night out at the opera. You start by getting in the mood by drinking a little aperitif […]
27 February 2023

EU ministers ready to pass new rules for short-term rental platforms

The European Commission presented the legislative proposal to reform short-term rental (STR) platforms last November, seeking to update the registration process for hosts across the EU […]
23 February 2023

This retired Boeing 737 was given a second life as a luxury villa

A retired Boeing 737 has been turned into a private luxury villa, sitting at the top of a cliff near Bali’s Nyang-Nyang Beach. The aircraft belonged […]
23 February 2023

Joshua Tree’s ‘Invisible House’ hit the market for $18 million

Invisibility is something we’ve all dreamt about at least once in our lives but sadly, there’s no way just yet for us mortals to make ourselves […]
21 February 2023

Macao overtakes London as the world’s new five-star capital

For many years London remained the city with the most five-star hotels but the British capital has now lost its crown to Macao in Forbes Travel […]
14 February 2023

Airbnb launches new ‘Heritage’ category in Belgium

On January 29th, Airbnb announced the signing of a new partnership with the Royal Association of Historic Houses & Gardens of Belgium as well as the […]
7 February 2023

Airbnb to require ID verification process on its platform to increase safety

Airbnb has announced that starting this spring the company will require all users booking reservations on its platform to verify their identity before booking. The company […]
31 January 2023

How much do hotel rooms for Super Bowl weekend cost?

On February 12th, the Super Bowl LVII will take place in Glendale, Arizona. Each year, fans not only from the US but from all over the […]
27 January 2023

You can sleep in two countries at the same time in this hotel

There are several cities in the world crossed by state borders, but in the town of La Cure, split France and Switzerland, one hotel made sure […]
12 January 2023

Inside Salt Bae’s €40 million palace in Istanbul

Nusret Gokce, also known as Salt Bae, has become the talk of the town. The Turkish chef became the unlikely celebrity of the World Cup final […]
12 January 2023

Is the fabulous villa from ‘Glass Onion’ real?

If you’re a bit of a movie fanatic, chances are, you’ve asked yourself where a certain film was hot and whether or not it was possible […]
12 January 2023

What is a hanok, the latest trending accommodation type?

Once upon a time, when people wanted to go on a holiday, they didn’t have to think too much about the type of accommodation they wanted […]
11 January 2023

9 luxury hotels opening in Asia in 2023

The world is finally reopened for travelling. After having stricter and longer lasting Covid-19 restrictions, countries in Asia are bound to be flocked by tourist next […]
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