Film fans of all ages will appreciate this witty creation from the makers of Finding Nemo and Cars. The star of Pixar and Walt Disney's new flick, Ratatouille, is Remy - a young rat who moves to the streets of Paris. Upon making an unusual alliance with one of the staff of an impressive restaurant, the unlikely pair set about on a culinary adventure, with much laughter on the way. Visit www.ratatouille.com for more details on the film.

Paris Paris

For details on embarking on your own Parisian adventure, visit our guide to France's stunning capital.

Sablon Nights

How does this grab you - you're picked up by horse and carriage and driven through the streets of Brussels, past some of the city's best spots and sights, before being dropped at the antique quarter for the annual Sablon Nights festival. The event starts on 29th November until 1st December, where you'll get the chance to browse the city's collection of antique shops and stalls, mingle to your heart's content and sample some sumptuous freebies, from wine and champagne to chocolate.

For more details on this event, visit the Sablon Nights website at www.sablon.org. For more details on visiting Brussels, visit our Thomson Cities destination guide.

Top Places to Party

If you're feeling a little down-in-the-dumps lately, the chances are it is our good old English weather that is to blame. So if you fancy hotting things up a bit, and you're after a bit of liveliness into the bargain, then check out our Top Places to Party around Europe.


From Ibiza to Malta, Bulgaria to Valencia, our guide gives you the best night-spots for that much-deserved break. Go on, you know you want to... Top Places to Party

Ski-daddle off this winter with Thomsonfly

Are you pining for the pistes? Can’t wait to hit the snow? Then why not get your skis on and head to one of these excellent winter destinations served by Thomsonfly…

Salzburg from £22.99 one-way... Located on the banks of the Salzach River with a stunning alpine peak backdrop, Salzburg offers the ultimate ski break destination. With over 30 ski resorts within one hour of Salzburg, and a range of accommodation and ski packages available on www.thomsonfly.com it has never been easier to build your own break. Up to 17 flights per week depart from Manchester, Bournemouth, Coventry, Doncaster Sheffield and London Gatwick. Flights from Bournemouth, Doncaster Sheffield and London Gatwick commence in December.

Grenoble from £27.99 one-way... Surrounded by the Alps’ Dauphine region, and with Isere, Savoie and Haute-Savoie ski regions within easy reach, many of Grenoble’s ski slopes are situated on the glacier, worth a trip in its own right. From Savoie’s La Plagne resort, which is ideal for beginners, to Val Thorens snowboarding heaven, Grenoble offers an excellent base from which to explore the slopes. Flights departing from Bournemouth and Coventry start from 22nd December 2007.

Geneva from £22.99 one-way... Considered by many to be the Rolls Royce of European skiing, Switzerland offers many top quality ski resorts and Geneva has the added benefit of a beautiful setting next to the Lake. The attractive area between Geneva and Mont Blanc includes four charming traditional resorts - Morillon, Samoëns, Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval and Les Carroz - and the more modern resort of Flaine. Up to 5 flights per week depart from Doncaster Sheffield, starting from 13th December 2007.

During the flight booking process at www.thomsonfly.com you can also pre-book meals, travel insurance, seating and baggage options, plus other special service requests. Skis and snowboards must be pre-booked onto flights at a cost £15 each way and are carried in the aircraft’s hold. This can be done in the booking process as the flight is being booked. Transfers, accommodation, airport parking and foreign exchange can also be booked on the ‘travel extras’ section of the website. To book flights visit www.thomsonfly.com.

Dreaming of where to go next...

If you need a little relaxing break from your day, then take a look at this fabulous collection of travel photos on YouTube. It's 4 minutes 46 seconds of bliss with a lovely soundtrack. Why not try to name some of the places in the photos too? I'm sure I saw a couple of pics from Western Australia...

So grab a cup of tea, sit back and enjoy...

Original URL of video page: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyjU1_nfTpk


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