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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Best time to travel to Antarctica?

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Best time to travel to Antarctica?

Catherine wants to tick off an item from her bucket list, but isn’t sure when ...

The Fiji you won’t see from a resort

The Fiji you won’t see from a resort

The Fiji you won’t see from a resort

Fiji’s true heart lies in its village communities and its people.

Best of Brisbane on a budget

Top five fun (and some are) free things to do in Brisbane

Best of Brisbane on a budget

The top five things to see and do in Brisbane, all easily accessible with free ...

Indo island to close in 2020

Popular Indonesian island to close its doors to tourists

Indo island to close in 2020

Your chance to see a Komodo dragon may have passed, unless you have a small ...

Alternatives to dream destinations

Cheap alternatives to pricier dream destinations

Alternatives to dream destinations

The key to travelling in retirement is getting the most bang for your buck.

World’s friendliest cities

World’s friendliest cities

World’s friendliest cities

Big 7 surveyed more than 1.5 million people to find the friendliest places on the ...

Australia

Get on down to the ‘ups’

Theories abound as to why these places, and others, have ‘up’ in their names.

Get on up

Can you cruise around Australia?

Colin and his wife would like to tour Australia by sea, but is this even possible?

Sail around Australia

A whale of a time in Hervey Bay

Jodi Clark shares her Hervey Bay whale experience.

What an adventure!

Canada

The best way to explore Toronto

Hit the ground riding in Toronto with a local-led bike tour.

True Toronto

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

Ireland

Ultimate Ireland must-dos

Kaye shares her favourite Irish city, country town, coastal drive, castle and medieval port.

Ireland insights

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?

Asia

New low-cost Bali airport

Bali’s new international airport touted as the low-cost carrier’s hub.

High price for ‘low-cost’

‘Will my souvenir get me in strife?’

Margaret is going to Bali soon and is worried about bring back souvenirs.

Safe souvenirs

Siem Reap holidays on sale

Christinair Tours releases its four-day, three-night ‘Timeless Angkor’ tour.

Adorable Angkor

Europe

Mykonos’ best-kept secret

Greece’s most significant historic, mythological, sacred, archaeological site sits right next door.

Discovering Delos

Venice may soon be split in two

Venetians set to vote on splitting the town in two

Venice votes

Two-minute Mediterranean tour

An armchair traveller’s tour of Greece, Italy and Turkey.

Travel Vision

North America

Oregon is a travel fantasy

Travel Oregon has animated its state, creating the ultimate travel fantasy.

Backed up by reality

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

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

New Zealand’s secret wine region

New Zealand’s newest wine region is also one of its best-kept secrets.

Discover Waitaki

Australia’s favourite destination

Australia’s favourite destination is unchanged, says the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Still the top spot

NZ celebrates 200 years of wine

New Zealand raises a glass to its wine industry which, in September, celebrates the planting of the first vine 200 years ago.

Here’s cheers!

South America

Budget South America tours

Nine budget South American overland tours for the more intrepid traveller.

Get ‘On The Go’

Best Latin American rail journeys

Nine rail tours that take in all the very best that Latin America has to offer.

Choo, choo, choose one

The best of South America

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

The new Europe

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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