Sydney

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    12 Reasons Why Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo Is The Best Place To Take Kids

    This is the first year Taronga has participated in Vivid, as part of the Zoo’s Centenary Celebrations. Quite simply, Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo is the perfect way to experience the excitement of the Vivid festival with young kids: 1. It’s ticketed Yes that’s right, you have to pay to get in and I think […] Read more…

  • Wendy's Secret Garden, Sydney via christineknight.me

    Secret Sydney: Wendy’s Secret Garden

    Sydney’s Lavender Bay is the perfect spot to enjoy the spectacular Sydney scenery and let time pass by. If you turn your back to the gorgeous view and walk a up a stealthy flight of stairs, you’ll find yourself somewhere a bit magical – Wendy’s Secret Garden. The garden was created in 1992 by Wendy […] 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…

Travel

  • The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley via christineknight.me

    Hotel Review: Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

    For a relaxing weekend away in the Hunter Valley, you really can’t go past the Sebel Kirkton Park. I recently stayed at the hotel during a girls’ weekend away and could not have been happier with our stay. The Sebel Kirkton Park is set on 28 hectares of gardens, right in the centre of Pokolbin. […] Read more…

  • Peppers Convent Hunter Valley High Tea via christineknight.me

    Peppers Convent High Tea, Hunter Valley: The Perfect Girls’ Weekend Away

    The Hunter Valley is known for its decadent food experience and sumptuous wines – but perhaps not as renowned for its delicate high teas. It was a surprise to me to learn about the delightful high tea offered by the Peppers Convent in Pokolbin. Peppers Convent is a gorgeous Victorian-style manor house surrounded by vineyards.¬†Devonshire […] Read more…