Travel

  • Staying at the Zoofari Lodge, Taronga Western Plains Dubbo Zoo, Australia

    Luxury On The Savannah: A Stay at Zoofari Lodges Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo

    Spending the night overlooking an African savannah is a life-long dream of ours. While a family trip to Africa is on the bucket list and many eons away, we discovered that it is possible to have an incredible local experience that is as close to Africa as it’s possible to get, without actually leaving Australia. […] Read more…

  • 9 Tips For Visiting Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, Australia

    9 Tips For Visting Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

    Visiting Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo is a road trip many Australian families have made over the past 40 years, since the zoo opened in 1977. The zoo was opened initially to provide more grazing and breeding space for large animals such as elephants and antelopes, with 35 animals from six countries. While the […] Read more…

Sydney

  • A Merry Christmas with Minted Holiday Cards

    A Merry Christmas with Minted Holiday Cards

    Every year since Cheese was born, I’ve printed photo Christmas cards for our friends and relatives. I love receiving gorgeous photo cards from our friends, and hope that they, similarly, enjoy receiving our holiday wishes for them in the mail. This year, I designed our cards with Minted, a US company specialising in gorgeous stationary. […] Read more…

  • Afternoon Tea at the QVB: #hightea #kidfriendly #Sydney via christineknight.me

    The Tearoom QVB: Sydney’s Best High Teas

    No high tea pilgrimage is complete without an afternoon tea at the QVB Tea Room. Located in what was once the original Grand Ballroom of the landmark Queen Victoria Building, The Tea Room oozes style and grace. The addition of custom designed Baccarat crystal chandeliers in 2014 gave the interior a burst of glamour and sparkle. Tea […] Read more…

Writing

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    A Day in The Life of a WHF Freelance Writer/Blogger and Mum

    My excellent friend Jayne at Girl Tweets World recently wrote this hilarious look at a day in the life of a non-travelling travel blogger. I absolutely love peeks into people’s lives, especially when they are as funny as Jayne is. While Jayne and my jobs are fairly similar (we are both WFH writers/bloggers), thinking about how […] Read more…

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    The Pros and Cons of Working From Home

    I’ve been working for myself as a freelance writer, blogger and marketer for about two years now, and it’s been quite the ride. I’d always dreamed of this type of life, running my own business, and it’s exhilarating and exhausting in equal amounts. If you’re thinking of quitting your day job and trying to work […] Read more…

Family

  • Vaucluse House Egg-cellent Easter Trail via christineknight.me

    Vaucluse House Egg-cellent Easter Trail

    This year we spent Easter Sunday at the beautiful, historic Vaucluse House, taking part in their Egg-cellent Easter Trail. The event is held on Easter Sunday each year, towards the back of the estate, on one of their huge lawn areas. $17 per child gets you a trail map, four activities, and an Easter treat […] Read more…

  • The Great CP Easter Egg Hunt via christineknight.me

    The Great Centennial Park Easter Egg Hunt

    Ahhhhh Easter, the chocolate holiday is here again! In our household, we like to celebrate chocolate over the Easter long weekend, as well as spending as much time as we can with family and friends. This year we finally made it to the Great Centennial Park Easter Egg Hunt. It’s a great, active day out […] Read more…