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

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...