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.

Following the footsteps of Lawrence

Max Williams follows in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

Following the footsteps of Lawrence

Max relives an overnight desert experience he had a few years ago in Jordan.

Top Stories

  1. World’s best cities revealed
  1. The sounds of New Zealand
  1. The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks
  1. Treasures of Ireland’s oldest city
  1. Three-day Barossa foodie itinerary

Why are Australians so unhappy?

Why are Australians so unhappy?

Why are Australians so unhappy?

Australia fails to make the top 10 world’s happiest countries.

All you need to know about Paris

Everything you need to know about touring Paris

All you need to know about Paris

A few French words and this guide to Paris will make the City of Lights ...

Destinations for your personality

The best destinations for introverts and extroverts to visit

Destinations for your personality

Whatever type of traveller you are, these are the perfect destinations to match your style. ...

Outback Queensland station stays

Queensland’s top 15 Outback station stays

Outback Queensland station stays

Celebrate the Year of the Outback at one of these amazing Outback station stays.

Best-kept Kiwi secrets

The secret spots Kiwis like to keep to themselves

Best-kept Kiwi secrets

This list of secret spots will send you packing.

South Australia’s best-kept secret

South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula could be the state’s best-kept secret

South Australia’s best-kept secret

South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula could be the state’s best-kept secret.

Australia

Wonderful winter escapes

Six best domestic destinations that offer an ideal winter escape.

Winter is coming

Top destinations named

TripAdvisor names the top destinations in Australia and the world – for what it’s worth.

For what it’s worth

Top five most ‘Australian’ places

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

Aussie-est destinations

Canada

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

Life in a northern town

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

Yukon deny this appeal

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

Seeing Spain for a steal

Seeing Spain by train makes this already affordable country even cheaper.

The train in Spain

All you need to know about Paris

A few French words and this guide to Paris will make the City of Lights a cinch.

Paris 101

No single supplement?

European Waterways is waiving the single supplement on more than 40 cruises.

Save thousands

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

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

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

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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