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.

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60 Minutes report 'Nothing short of a ratings grab'

60 Minutes report 'a ratings grab'

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Spare a thought for the locals

Life inside the world’s most overcrowded destinations

Spare a thought for the locals

Have you ever spared a thought for the locals who live in popular tourist destinations?

Whale of a time in the Whitsundays

Whale of a time in the Whitsundays

Whale of a time in the Whitsundays

Jodi Clark shares her Whitsundays whale experience.

Hitting the road in Tassie

Sampling some of Tassie’s finest … walks

Hitting the road in Tassie

On a mission to see the ‘missing bits’ during a month-long camping trip.

Yule love Blue Mountains Yulefest

Yule love Blue Mountains Yulefest

Yule love Blue Mountains Yulefest

Your complete guide to New South Wales’ favourite winter festivals.

Seven sexy Italian seaside towns

Where the sun shines year round: Gorgeous Italian seaside towns

Seven sexy Italian seaside towns

These gorgeous Italian seaside towns are the stuff dreams are made of.

Five most walkable cities

The world’s five most walkable cities

Five most walkable cities

Walking through a new city is the best way to experience it like a local. ...

Australia

Whale of a time in the Whitsundays

Jodi Clark shares her Whitsundays whale experience.

What an adventure!

A night at Rabbit Flat

When even a tent can offer valuable protection against the wildlife.

No bull

Wonderful winter escapes

Six best domestic destinations that offer an ideal winter escape.

Winter is coming

Canada

The Great Bear Rainforest

Follow one of the world’s rarest animals through untouched wilderness.

Simply stunning

Breathtaking BC from the air

BC is more than just scenery, but what you do see is simply breathtaking.

Beautiful BC

Nova Scotia: Where art is life

Nova Scotians treat life as art – as we all should.

Creative Canadians

Ireland

Take five: Dublin

It’s always the locals who make a destination special and Dublin is no exception.

Doing Dublin

Oonagh’s wild kitchen

Oonagh runs Wild Kitchen which puts a focus on the local seaweed.

What's cooking?

Finding love in Lisdoonvarna

One reason to visit the west coast of Ireland might be a real life changer.

Looking for love?

Asia

What are your Top Five in Hong Kong?

YourLifeChoices members share their top five Hong Kong activities.

Hong Kong delights

Planning the ultimate adventure

If you’re looking for the ultimate destination, we’ve found it – Hong Kong.

Best destination

A different side of Hong Kong

National Geographic photographer discovers Hong Kong’s wild side.

Hong Kong’s wild side

Europe

Guide to planning a European trip

This easy eight-step guide will simplify the planning process for your next European getaway.

Europe made easy

Seven sexy Italian seaside towns

These gorgeous Italian seaside towns are the stuff dreams are made of.

Dream destinations

Save on European summer trips

It’s possible to save hundreds of dollars on European holidays, says travel expert.

Expert tips

North America

US extreme vetting includes Aussies

Aussie travellers must disclose social media account info for access to the US.

New US entry laws

2019’s hottest cruising destination

The hottest cruising destination for 2019 is also one of the world’s coldest.

Cool cruising

Halloween happenings in the USA

A roundup of what happens across the States at Halloween.

Fright night

Eastern Mediterranean

Mi casa es su casa

There is nothing better than enjoying fine wine, great food and the company of good friends!

Cruise about

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

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

Things you can only do in Scotland

Five activities unique to Scotland, and how to see this bonnie land on a budget.

Yaldi! Scotland!

Cruising Great Britain’s waterways

There are a number of ways to cruise Great Britain’s waterways.

Cruise ‘The Cut’

Weird and wonderful London

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

London’s quirky side

New Zealand

Edinburgh of the south: Dunedin

What do you get when you mix two destinations that regularly top many a boomer’s travel wish list?

Tattoos and tartan

Best-kept Kiwi secrets

This list of secret spots will send you packing.

Secret stunners

The sounds of New Zealand

Max tells us why he wants to return to New Zealand – soon!

Sounds you have to see

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

Hong Kong

What are your Top Five in Hong Kong?

YourLifeChoices members share their top five Hong Kong activities.

Hong Kong delights

The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks

There’s no better way to experience Hong Kong than on foot.

The real Hong Kong

A different side of Hong Kong

National Geographic photographer discovers Hong Kong’s wild side.

Hong Kong’s wild side

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