Gang: John and I are passionate gardeners, and we love nothing more than plodding about in the dirt and bringing our landscape vision to life. When we purchased the Madcap Cottage HQ in Thomasville, North Carolina almost two years ago, we knew that we would want to create a front-yard cutting ... Read More about Welcome to the Madcap Cottage HQ Garden!
Gang: The adventures in Sicily continue... After a wonderful, relaxing time in postcard-perfect Taormina it was time to pick up our rental car and head south to the apartment we had rented via AirBnB in Modica (click the link to see the apartment we rented--you're welcome!). Honestly, Modica ... Read More about Touring Southern Sicily!
Gang: After five days hiking with the stellar Backroads crew through Sicily--including an amazing journey up Mt. Etna the day before the active volcano erupted in a major way!--it was time for me and John to branch out on our own for Madcap adventures in the southern climes of the island. During ... Read More about Exploring Taormina, Sicily!
Gang: After an amazing 4 days in Palermo, Sicily, it was time to meet up with the team from Backroads to hike for the next five days. John and I have traveled with Backroads on several occasions--including biking Provence and hiking western Ireland--and we have so loved our adventures. You see ... Read More about Hiking Sicily!
Gang: In late May/early June, John and I were lucky enough to spend three magical weeks in Sicily--from Palermo and Cefalu to Taormina, Ragusa, Noto, and Modica. We had been to chic Taormina several years ago--but only for the day as an excursion from the small cruise line that was carrying us ... Read More about Hello, Palermo, Sicily!