House Tour: Welcome to the Original Madcap Cottage!

House Tour: Welcome to the Original Madcap Cottage!

Say hello to Madcap Cottage, a historic, 1840s-era former schoolhouse smack in the center of New York’s charming, bucolic Catskill Mountains that John and I owned for nearly twenty years. Situated in the sleepy hamlet of Hobart, known as the “Book Village of the... read more
Viva Venezia!: The Madcaps’ Ten Venice Must-Visits

Viva Venezia!: The Madcaps’ Ten Venice Must-Visits

Gang: John and I have just wrapped up an amazing six nights in Venice, and it has been absolutely incredible! Yes, there has been high water–Aqua Alta!–but the city is open, bustling, and anything but downtrodden. Happily, we packed our trusty Hunter... read more
Jason Oliver’s Top Travel Essentials

Jason Oliver’s Top Travel Essentials

Gang: Next week John and I head to New York, London, and Venice for the Thanksgiving holiday and we have compiled a list of travel essentials just for you. We have rented an Air BnB apartment in Venice’s wonderful, central San Polo neighborhood, and we will be... read more