Snoopin’ on Snoopy: exploring Santa Rosa, Charles Schulz’s hometown

Charlie Brown and Snoopy live on in the new Peanuts movie. And the spirit of the comic strip’s creator, Charles Schulz, survives in a museum in Santa Rosa – exactly the sort of town you’d expect to find these all-American heroes

Star Wars-inspired holidays – where to feel the Force

These are the locations you’re looking for! As the world prepares for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here’s a guide to the series’ most famous settings and where you can pay homage

National Geographic Photo Contest – 2014 winners

From a dramatic storm cloud in the US to the ‘end of the world’ in Ecuador, we take a look at the winners of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo contest, chosen from more than 18,000 entries from photographers around the world http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/aug/01/winners-of-the-national-geographic-traveler-photo-contest-2014-in-pictures

Little Havana in Miami

Find out more about this neighbourhood in Miami that’s featured in the film Chef http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jun/07/miami-city-guide-day-in-little-havana

Eric Lomax

I think there’s something wrong with our values as human beings. If you haven’t heard of Eric Lomax, like me before seeing the film The Railway Man yesterday, then find out about him. This man was quite remarkable in many ways. Essentially, he forgave someone who had helped torture him during the second world war.Continue reading “Eric Lomax”