20 City Book Tour with Cornelius

Freely Speaking Inc., TheBabyTheBrandTheBusines, 20 City Book Tour kicked off June 2014. My son and I stepped out to show the first four cities why we are referred to as the aforementioned. We began our tour with a signing and adventure at Houston’s Zoo. Cornelius enjoyed many stops throughout the park where he was greeted by local celebrities as well as children who partook in the excitement of the day. Cornelius signed over 100 copies of his book Prince Cornelius and His Magical Friends....more

Vegan Eats in St. Petersburg

Surrounded by water you can imagine there is lots of water sporting and outdoor, waterfront dining. And in St. Pete, you will also find a booming art community (in the photo, that’s a giant mustache in front of the Dali museum!) and yep, lots of great plant based eats! Let’s check it out! St. Petersburg is a lovely sea and bayside town on the west coast of Florida....more

They Eat Bunnies?

PortofinoShortly after our arrival, we decided that we were brave enough to venture out on a driving...more

We're Moving to Italy!

You've probably figured out by now that I write a lot about Italy. After living there for two years, I have so many interesting (and embarrassing) stories and insights to share. But don't get me wrong. I love so many other European destinations and I'll share some great stories about them as well.Many of these initial stories are stories I wrote on my blog in 2004, long before blogs were a thing. There are a few more funny ones to share before I move on to more recent travels. ...more

Wine Tasting in Tuscany

While living in Milan, I had spent many weekends exploring the small enotecas and private vineyards throughout Tuscany. On this visit back, I was interested in seeing a boutique winery and learning more about how Tuscany is embracing luxury wine travel....more

Benjamin Franklin's only surviving house ... here in London

The only surviving residence of the great Benjamin Franklin  anywhere in the world is to be found here in London on a quiet little street that runs from the Strand down towards the Embankment. Today it's called Craven Street, although in Franklins' day it was known as Spur Alley....more

What Living Away From America Taught Me About America

 Paris, France So the...more

TRAVEL: Cleveland Museum of Art

What do families who live in the Midwest and on the east coast do when they want to meet but don’t want to sacrifice ten hours in the car to visit one another? You try to meet in the middle. For us, that meant visiting Cleveland, Ohio.Cleveland? What can you do in Cleveland?Prior to our trip, we hadn’t spent much time researching about Cleveland, but a friend who now calls Cleveland home recommended a long list of things to do and places to eat.What was on the top of her list? The Cleveland Museum of Art....more

MUST SEE: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Thailand

Cooking!The Thai Floating Markets!  Long Tail Thai boats are loaded high with fruits and the smell of cooking food (right on the boat!) fills the air....more

Things America Does Differently According to a Brit.

Hi BeautiesSo I have just two days left in America.. my flight is 6pm tomorrow night! Wahhhh. In the past 3 weeks I've noticed a few different things when I compare America to England, this is not to say one option is better than the other! They're just observations:...more