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

A Day At Lake Iseo (Italy)

Secretive, romantic Lake Iseo is the smallest of the four major lakes of Lombardy. This unspoilt, picturesque gem is accessible from many of the...

The Vittoriale – Gardone – Steeped in History (Italy)

The Vittoriale was the home of the poet Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863-1938), an immensely influential figure in 20th century Italian literature. But he was more...

Around Lake Garda – Gardone, a Resort of Contrasts (Italy)

Situated on the scenic western shores of Lake Garda, Gardone preserves the elegance of a bygone era. Divided into the lakeside Gardone Sotto and...

All About Salò – A Scenic Area for Tourists (Italy)

Stylish Salò lies in a scenic bay on the western shore of Lake Garda. Protected from northerly winds it enjoys a mild climate and...

Around Lake Garda – Sirmione

Historical Sirmione sits proudly at the head of a peninsular that juts 4 km into the southern reaches of Lake Garda. Spectacular in setting,...

Around Lake Garda – Lazise (Italy)

Beautiful, atmospheric Lazise offers a rather tranquil contrast, market day excepted, to the neighbouring, bustling Bardolino. Its historic centre is contained within its outstanding...

Italy: Around Lake Garda – The Botanical Garden of Gardone – The Heller Garden

A short, well signposted, slightly uphill walk from the rear of the Grand Hotel will bring you to one of the gems of Lake...