“Paella with ‘maiz’?!”

Straight from the little Spanish restaurateur’s mouth:

“Paella with maiz (corn)?”

Astonished expression.

“That is NOT paella!”

Then she almost snorted, and we both laughed.

I guess that makes it official! Real Spanish paella never, ever has corn in it.


Cool luggage…

“No matter how cool your luggage is, it can’t be placed near the emergency exits.”


– Safety video on TAP plane from London to Lisbon




Tolkien quote

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

J.R.R. Tolkien


Ernest Hemingway

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”

― Ernest Hemingway