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.

The sounds of New Zealand

Max and Jenny sail the sounds of New Zealand

The sounds of New Zealand

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

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The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks

Must-do, must-see Hong Kong walking tours

The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks

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

Treasures of Ireland’s oldest city

Uncovering the treasures of Ireland’s oldest city

Treasures of Ireland’s oldest city

Leon takes you on a tour of Ireland’s Waterford Treasures.

Three-day Barossa foodie itinerary

Three-day Barossa Valley foodie itinerary

Three-day Barossa foodie itinerary

Ask about Australia’s favourite wine region and most people will say the Barossa.

‘Cheep’ Easter destinations

‘Cheep’ Easter destinations

‘Cheep’ Easter destinations

Easter can be an expensive time to travel, but there are still bargain flights to ...

Best destinations for solo travellers

Top three countries to visit for first time solo travellers

Best destinations for solo travellers

If you haven’t travelled on your own before, these are the countries you should visit.

Fiji: Where happiness finds you

Fiji: Where happiness finds you

Fiji: Where happiness finds you

Fiji Tourism’s latest campaign will make you want to burst into song.

Australia

Top five most ‘Australian’ places

The top five most ‘Aussie’ places in Australia, as voted by our readers.

Aussie-est destinations

Australia’s most exciting city?

The poll results are in to reveal Australia’s ten most exciting cities.

Which cities wows them?

Australia’s most popular city

The Australian city most domestic travellers want to visit in 2019.

Where do you want to go?

Canada

Life in a northern town

Watch this video and you’ll really want to go there ...

Yukon deny this appeal

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

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

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

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

America's Musical Journey

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

Where modern music was born

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

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

Queen’s guard shoves tourist

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

Shove, actually

New Zealand

The sounds of New Zealand

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

Sounds you have to see

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Paul and his wife are planning a self-drive holiday around NZ and want some advice.

South to north

The world’s newest country

New Zealand reacts to the idea of a merger of our two nations.

Welcome to Australialand

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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