Spectacular Hong Kong

Late last year I was privileged to spend five days in one of the most exciting cities of the world – Hong Kong. One of the things I love most about this city is how accessible it is for all ages and all budgets. If you are wealthy, you might be transported from the airport by Rolls Royce as a guest of the Peninsula Hotel, dine at Michelin star restaurants and buy luxury goods from all the top labels.


Savvy Traveller – Hitting the slopes

Sue is thinking of hitting the slopes this winter after resting her skis for some time

Best little bakehouse in Flinders

A smiling young man with curly blonde hair is heaping beach buns into a brown paper bag. His name is David Allan and he is simply passionate about the traditional baking methods that he and his partner Margaret Carey are once again following in the former Draper family bakery, originally established in the 1930s.


Top 25 bargain hotels in Australia

TripAdvisor has released its list of the top 25 bargain hotels in Australia. Find out who made the cut (and where you should be staying on your next trip).

North America

Taste of North America

New in 2013, this special series of holidays across North America is perfect for people who love to experience a destination through its food. The itineraries will completely immerse you in the flavours of the region you’re visiting!


Christmas in Canada 2013

This year, why not try something different and share a Canadian Christmas with your loved ones? Trafalgar’s 11-day Western Canada Winter Adventure departs on 21 December 2013, exploring cosmopolitan Vancouver, the Canadian Rockies, Banff and much more.


Hot pick - America & Canada

Experiencing Canada and America in 2013 is best done by taking one of Trafalgar’s 50 expertly planned guided holidays, such as the amazing 11-day Rockies Panorama, which includes a stunning Rocky Mountaineer train journey.

England, Scotland & Wales

100th Chelsea Flower Show 2013

If you’re looking for some inspiration for your own little piece of paradise, then Hampton Court Gardens, where Henry VIII wooed his wives, will surely give you a few ideas. If it’s something grander that you’re after then the Chelsea Flower Show, arguably the largest and most famous event of its type is home to the most creative and interactive gardens ever produced.


Savvy Traveller – Europe on a budget

YOURLifeChoices member John hasn’t been back to Europe since he emigrated in the 50s and is keen to take a trip back down memory lane. Our Savvy Traveller has some hot tips to help him make the most of his limited travel budget.

Editor's Choice

Enjoy your lei over

Anyone who has ever flown to the west coast of America will no doubt still be traumatised by the experience of LAX. Thanks to Hawaiian Airlines offering more nonstop flights from Australia, your travel options just got a whole lot more pleasant.


Viking News: New Longships & more Christmas Cruises in 2013

Due to overwhelming demand the popular Christmas Cruises have received more ships and dates for travellers from Australia and New Zealand.


Savvy Traveller - Making the most of Europe by train

This week YOURLifeChoices Savvy Traveller has some valuable advice for Peter to help him plan his European train adventure.


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