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 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...

Around Lake Garda – Malcesine

Malcesine lies on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, nestling picturesquely between the turquoise lake and the lower green slopes of the Monte Baldo...

Around Venice – Burano, A Myriad of Colours

The small island of Burano has been deemed one of the ten most colourful places on the planet, and it is the myriad of...

Easy Walks near Interlaken (Switzerland) – Recommendations and Tips

Perceptions of what constitutes an easy walk vary considerably. My criteria are that the walk should be shortish (less than two hours) and have...

Easy walks near Interlaken (Switzerland) Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg

 This 1.5 hour, 7km walk to the head of the Lauterbrunnen valley is a classic. It was our introduction to the region, and now,...

Easy walks near Interlaken (Switzerland) Iseltwald to the Giessbach Falls

This attractive, shady, lakeside walk of about 1 hour 40 minutes leads to one of the area’s major attractions – the Giessbach falls. Most...

Easy walks near Interlaken (Switzerland) Faulensee to Spiez

The ‘strandweg’ is a very easy, 2.5km walk along a flat, wide, well-made path that hugs the shoreline of Lake Thun. It is a...

Easy walks near Interlaken (Switzerland) A lane above Beatenberg

The village of Beatenberg stretches out along the lower slopes of the Niederhorn, about 600m above Lake Thun. Erich von Däniken, the author of...