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.

Top 10 trending travel destinations

Top 10 trending travel destinations

Top 10 trending travel destinations

Instagram account @earth uncovers the world’s most intriguing travel hot spots.

Top Stories

  1. Fastest growing destinations
  1. Top five tips for touring Toronto
  1. Cheapest cities to explore in 24 hours
  1. Reconnect with the world
  1. Indonesia’s ‘10 new Balis’ project

Take a #recoveryweekend in NSW

15 experiences around NSW where you can take a #recoveryweekend

Take a #recoveryweekend in NSW

15 experiences in NSW where you can recharge your batteries by taking a #recoveryweekend

Most popular destination for Aussies

The top 10 countries Australians travelled to in 2019

Most popular destination for Aussies

New Zealand continued to be the leading destination for Australians travelling overseas.

Botswana’s secret green season

Why you should visit Botswana in the secret green season

Botswana’s secret green season

Jenman Safaris shares its top tips and reasons to visit Botswana during the green season.

Top 30 Aussie destinations

map of australia with pins in it

Top 30 Aussie destinations

This is shaping up to be a booming year for domestic tourism.

World’s top 10 attractions

Top 10 tourist attractions of the year

World’s top 10 attractions

Which attractions would make up your top ten?

Top 20 expedition destinations

torres straight islanders dancing in full costume

Top 20 expedition destinations

We’ve asked Coral Expeditions to shortlist its top 20 expedition destinations for 2020.

Australia

Silver lining for NSW destinations

It’s a silver lining for a state recently smothered by bushfire clouds.

2020’s top Aussie spot

The colours of Australian autumn

Autumn is the best time of the year for a weekend away or a day-long road trip.

Take a leaf

Top 30 Aussie destinations

This is shaping up to be a booming year for domestic tourism.

Domestic destinations

Canada

Top five tips for touring Toronto

Who best to show you the real Toronto? The locals, that’s who.

Get Torontonian

Insider’s Guide: Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls locals share their insider tips on the Falls and the surrounding towns.

More to the Falls

Fly like a Canadian

Air Canada launches a series of fun how-to-be-a-better traveller promos.

Travel Vision

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

What’s the hook with $1 hotel stays?

What’s the deal with Asahi Ryokan’s ‘One Dollar Hotel’ page?

Pervy proposition

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

Europe

Daily pandemic life in Italy part one

What’s life like in the country hit hardest by COVID-19?

Troubled times

World’s top 10 attractions

Which attractions would make up your top ten?

What would your wish-list be?

London on a tight budget

Getting around London doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg – if you know these tricks.

See the sights

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

Why 2020 is best for Britain

Brexit may have the Brits down, but tourism is up and 2020 could be the best year to visit Britain.

Visit Britain

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’

New Zealand

Lee Atkinson’s definitive bucket list

We ask Lee for her ultimate bucket list experiences – most of which she’s already ticked off!

Must-do NZ and AU

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

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

Join YOURLifeChoices, it’s free

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