Rural Tourism.


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.

8 August 2022

Santarém promotes its rural tourism offer

The municipality of Santarém in Portugal continues to strengthen its tourism capacity with quality lodging alternatives. João Leite, Vice-Mayor and in charge of Tourism, visited several […]
1 March 2022

Why you’ll fall in love with this Portuguese Landscape Farm

Owner Jorge Cancela at Landscape Farm first saw the rolling hills and valleys north of Santarém when he arrived as a boy, a 12-year-old sent from Lisbon to […]
25 February 2022

5 best rural tourism spots around Santarém

1. Quinta da Cabrita Just 45 minutes from Lisbon and 10 minutes from Santarém, this is an 18th century farm and its grounds, appealingly guarded by […]
16 November 2021

You can now sleep in a wine barrel in Portugal

In June 2020, at the height of the pandemic, a unique form of tourism was born in Cadaval, less than an hour from Lisbon. Bagos de […]
26 October 2021

Craveiral Farmhouse. A place for artistic exchange in the heart of Alentejo

Nestled between the countryside and the ocean, the Craveiral Farmhouse is located in São Teotónio, Alentejo, Portugal, and is part of the Blank Residency project, which […]
17 May 2021

Quinta da Pacheca: Wine barrels to sleep in full comfort by the Douro

The Wine Barrels at Quinta da Pacheca are an astounding success, even in times of pandemic. The incredible and luxurious lodgings in the shape of a […]
6 April 2021

Rural Tourism in Bhadrapur, Nepal

Why would a tourist visit Bhadrapur? We don’t have much to offer in terai of Nepal, lowland region. An old friend who works for the Municipality […]
4 February 2021

Poggio ai Santi. Nature, delicious food, and amazing people

Poggio ai Santi is a special place. It’s located in the middle of Tuscany, in the most beautiful setting, you can imagine. The food here is exceptional, […]
1 July 2020

The Place That Stopped Time: Agroturism in Portugal

At Herdade do Amarelo, inserted in the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, between the foothills of the Serra de São Domingos and the sea, the only clock […]
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