Category Archives: Heather Jarman

Tuscan Cigar Tour

Tobacco? Smoking? Well, yes, responsible smoking. Nothing promiscuous, please. If you drink fine wine to enhance a meal, you’ll understand: this tour is about connoisseurship. It’s also about Tuscan history, cultural traditions, craftsmanship, and the many sublime products of Tuscany. … Continue reading

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No Olive Oil

It was the olive harvest of November 2004 that set me on the path to creating Sapori e Saperi Adventures and organising my special type of slow travel tours. I was staying on an estate near Lucca with a modest number … Continue reading

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Ring Around the Pisan Mountains

On top of Monte Serra stands a forest of telecommunication masts. Ugly as they are, they’ve often saved me from losing my way when traversing the Lucca plain on its tangle of threadlike roads. They’re a beacon for the organic olive … Continue reading

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