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

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