Exploring Taormina, 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... read more

Hello, Palermo, 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... read more

Welcome to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019!

Gang: A few weeks back–just before we spent three weeks exploring Sicily–John and I were lucky enough to attend the fabled, annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London for the first time. We are both passionate gardeners–very much passionate but also... read more