Destinations

Welcome to the YourLifeChoices Destinations page. This page will provide you with extensive information and links to a variety of travel options - particularly for seniors - in a range of countries. Discover beautiful Thailand with a variety of tour options and information available, or how about a train trip in Canada, truly a once in a life time experience.

Boasting stunning scenery from lush fields and dramatic coastlines to vibrant villages and cosmopolitan cities, Ireland is a great travel option for seniors. You can check out our Frequently Asked Questions regarding International Travel. Also check out our Seniors Travel Insurance page to get the best deal! And the seniors discounts featured throughout this section.

 

Eat, stay, love: Queenstown

Eat, stay, love: Queenstown

Eat, stay, love: Queenstown

Tiana Templeman’s recommendations for a perfect New Zealand getaway.

Top Stories

  1. Weird and wonderful London
  1. Travelling to Hawaii on the cheap
  1. Hong Kong: A tale of two cities
  1. Big savings, warmer weather
  1. Where to go to warm up this winter

The Outback made easy

The Outback made easy

The Outback made easy

Nature nomad Laura Waters shares her tips for an easy Outback holiday.

Capital Drives: Darwin

Capital Drives: Darwin

Capital Drives: Darwin

Lee Atkinson shows you the Top End’s two most remarkable road trips.

Embracing Tasmanian winter

Embracing Tasmanian winter

Embracing Tasmanian winter

Leon lists the things you shouldn’t miss on a tour of Tasmania.

Cruising a Tasmanian treasure

The luxury river cruise everyone can afford

Cruising a Tasmanian treasure

The Gordon River Cruise is a luxury river voyage all Australians can afford.

Insider's guide to Iceland

iceland

Insider's guide to Iceland

When to visit, what to see and what to avoid when you visit the land ...

World’s most polluted cities

World’s most polluted cities

World’s most polluted cities

Some cities high on many people’s travel wish list have the worst air pollution.

Australia

The perfect Tasmanian tour

Save hundreds on 12-day Perfect Tasmania Guided Holidays.

Simply perfect!

The wide brown land for Lee

Nature Escapes: the 100 places you must put on your bucket list.

Australian beauty

Australia’s best nature escapes

Lee Atkinson shares her favourite five Australian nature escapes.

Back to nature

Canada

Self-driving in the Rockies

We ask Destination BC’s Lizzie Doyle 10 questions about self-driving in Canada.

Hit the open road

Go wild in Canada

The chance of spotting wildlife on your trip to Canada is almost guaranteed.

Wildlife in action

Polar bears: up close and personal

Nothing will prepare you for your first polar bear sighting in Manitoba.

Everyone loves a polar bear

Asia

Singapore stopover ‘staycation’

Dr Tiana Templeman shares her top spots for a Singapore stopover holiday.

Singapore sojourn

Return flights to Tokyo from $699

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, can best be described as an ‘out of the ordinary’ experience.

Tokyo time

Five nights in Cambodia from $999

Discover amazing Angkor Wat with this amazing deal from Flight Centre.

Amazing Angkor!

Europe

Eagle-eye view of Vienna

The Vienna Tourist Board has captured footage of the city, literally, from an eagle’s eye.

World-first project

Bruges for boomers on a budget

Lee Mylne shares how to experience the best of Bruges on a backpacker budget.

Best of Belgium

Visiting the oldest city in Europe

Which is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe?

Discover the history

North America

Halloween happenings in the USA

A roundup of what happens across the States at Halloween.

Fright night

America's Musical Journey

Trace the roots of American music and explore the great musical cities.

Where modern music was born

The best of LA in one day

Leon’s holiday horror story has a happy ending.

LA locals make LA

Eastern Mediterranean

Exploring Samatya

If you look on most maps, you won't find Samatya. That's because the modern name is Mustafapasa, but even today, just about everyone in Istanbul refers to it by the Byzantine name of Samatya, meaning 'sandy place'. Along with Sisli and Kutulus, Samatya is one of the largest Armenian ...

Start exploring

Mi casa es su casa

There is nothing better than enjoying fine wine, food and the company of good friends in your own home. Imagine discovering new friends onboard a stylish floating home, in the beautiful waters of the Mediterranean.  The Mediterranean is a popular cruise destination for a wide variety of travellers ...

Cruise about

Gaye’s Turkish Delight

When a hotel in Istanbul’s Old City was seeking an owner, Gaye Reeves decided to seize the day.

The trip of a life-time

England, Scotland & Wales

Weird and wonderful London

You might be shocked and awed, but you’ll never be bored in London.

London’s quirky side

Queen’s guard shoves tourist

Want to know how to get a royal guardsman to lose his cool? Cross the line.

Shove, actually

Book in a date with Nessie

Seems Nessie may be surfacing again, with 17 ‘official’ sightings in 2017.

Nessie resurfaced

New Zealand

Eat, stay, love: Queenstown

Tiana Templeman’s recommendations for a perfect New Zealand getaway.

Eat, stay, love

Where YLC members holiday

YourLifeChoices survey reveals the most popular international travel destination.

Top destination

Riveting reasons to visit New Zealand

Put quite simply: if New Zealand isn’t on your bucket list, then it should be.

Free flights to NZ

South America

The best of South America

Here’s why tourists are bypassing Europe in favour of South America.

The new Europe

Come and have fun in Rio

Lucia is only too happy to share her city with you.

Run amuck in Rio

10 things to know about Brazil

All eyes will be on Brazil this month when the Rio Olympics begin.

Fun facts

Join YOURLifeChoices, it’s free

  • Receive our daily enewsletter
  • Enter competitions
  • Comment on articles