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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.

 

Quick stop Queenstown

Queenstown – not just for adventure junkies

Quick stop Queenstown

Is there more to Queenstown than extreme sports? You bet there is!

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Top things to do in Copenhagen

Don’t forget to tick these items off your Copenhagen bucket list

Top things to do in Copenhagen

Top things to see and do if you find yourself in Copenhagen.

Sun yourself in Spain for a steal

Cathay Pacific deal of the week: fly to Madrid from $1482 return

Sun yourself in Spain for a steal

You can sun yourself in Spain with Cathay Pacific’s deal of the week.

Edinburgh’s five eeriest pubs

Five Edinburgh pubs to drink in and be spooked

Edinburgh’s five eeriest pubs

As one of Scotland’s oldest cities, ‘Auld Reekie’ has a chequered past.

Postcards from Table Mountain

Cape Town: A snapshot of Table Mountain

Postcards from Table Mountain

Travel writer, Jocelyn Pride, shares her snapshots of Table Mountain.

Patrick’s insider tips to Noumea

Patrick’s insider tips to Noumea

Patrick’s insider tips to Noumea

Patrick’s insider tips on Noumea will entice you to visit this tropical city.

Five best bucket-list restaurants

A luxurious restaurant with tables set to serve

Five best bucket-list restaurants

Leon presents his list of restaurants to visit one day – or in his dreams!

Australia

Top Australian spring holidays

Find out where to holiday in Australia this spring.

Explore your backyard

Unusual Australian Airbnbs

Forget the standard hotel room and instead try one of these unusual Airbnbs.

Out of the ordinary

Destinations for you and your dog

Marvellous down under destinations for you and your dog.

Dog-friendly travel

Canada

Food and fear in Nova Scotia

A trip through Nova Scotia delivers some of the best ghost stories you’ll hear.

Nova Scotia for newbies

Ewan’s Halifax highlights

Ewan takes you on a tour of his favourite spots in Halifax.

Highlights of Halifax

Lose yourself in Charlottetown

Known as the birthplace of Canada, Charlottetown offers so much more.

A real taste of Canada

Asia

Stopovers: Hong Kong or Singapore?

Where should you spend your Asian stopover?

No need for a long stay

24 hours in Ho Chi Minh

With only 24 hours in Ho Chi Minh, it pays to have a plan.

A day isn't enough!

Disney: fun in any language

Disney is magic the world over and Tokyo is no different.

Spend the day with Mickey

Europe

Cruising Europe’s grand rivers

This year might be the best yet for a river cruise in Europe.

New ships, ahoy!

Top things to do in Copenhagen

Top things to see and do if you find yourself in Copenhagen.

Copenhagen checklist

Max’s French Airbnb adventure

Did Airbnb in France work for Max and Jenny?

Is Airbnb worth trying?

North America

Insider's tips – Seattle

Jerrol’s insider tips will ensure you fit right in with the hip Seattle locals.

Escape the tourists

Man recreates his grandpa’s photos

A US photographer copies his grandparent’s travel photos whilst touring the States.

Happy ‘history’ snaps

Summer skiing solutions

Now the snow has disappeared, where should Les look for more winter fun?

Travel advice

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 ...

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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

Edinburgh’s five eeriest pubs

As one of Scotland’s oldest cities, ‘Auld Reekie’ has a chequered past.

Hops and horror

24 hours in Bath

Just an overnight trip from London, heritage-listed Bath is worth a look.

Bed, Bath and beyond

In and out of Oxford

Here’s how to make the most of a day trip to the UK’s famous Oxford University.

Learn about Oxford

New Zealand

Quick stop Queenstown

Is there more to Queenstown than extreme sports? You bet there is!

No need for bungee

Four-day car hire in NZ for $71?

New Zealand travellers should make the most of this deal while it lasts.

At your own pace

Enjoy the quiet of Queenstown

Queenstown offers a setting that begs every superlative of which you can think.

Cross the ditch

South America

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

South American Circumnavigation

Australians just love cruising and seniors love taking longer cruises.

Cruise for longer

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