David Jackson

Editor in chief

David lectured in Science at a Midland college (UK) for many years. He now writes about places he visits regularly with the intention of providing useful information for visitors.

Latest Articles

Around Venice – Torcello

The wistful isle of Torcello rests comfortably in a Northern corner of the Venetian lagoon. It is easily reached by vaporetto, and offers a...

Italy: Things To Do In Lake Garda

Lake Garda is a popular summertime holiday destination in northern Italy, which is much visited by British and German tourists. This deep lake, formed...

Martigny, Switzerland – City of Art and Much More

Each summer, when visiting the Bernese Oberland, we usually set aside a day to head south by train to the small city of Martigny...

Around Lake Garda – Riva del Garda

Riva del Garda is sited at the most northerly point of Lake Garda. Flanked by Monte Brione and Monte Rocchetta it is a reassuring...

Around Lake Garda – Torbole

As your ferry nears the northern shores of Lake Garda the mountains on either side close in. But other things are afoot: the wind...

Easy walks near Interlaken: Grosse Scheidegg to Rosenlaui and beyond

This is a fairly easy downhill walk (1.25 hours) through stunning mountain scenery. Additionally, it enables you to take in two of the area’s...

Art Exhibitions In The Interlaken And Thun Region (Switzerland)

Switzerland, apparently, has more museums/art galleries per head of population than any other country. Two of the best are located in Bern, which is...

Around Lake Garda – Limone

Limone is a very popular tourist resort on the mountainous, northwest shore of Lake Garda. Huddled picturesquely between the turquoise lake and an impressive...