Travel

  • Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    My Six Travel Resolutions for 2017

    Thanks Girl Tweets World for the inspiration for this post. I spend so much time thinking about where I’ll be going that I don’t spend much time considering how I should be doing it, which is just as important. At the moment I don’t have a solid plan of where 2017 is going to take […] Read more…

  • Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular

    Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular

    If you’re visiting the Hunter Valley over December and January, you simply must see the gorgeous Christmas Lights Spectacular at the Hunter Valley Gardens. What started as a small display of lights in Australia’s largest display garden six years ago has turned into the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest and most breathtaking display of over 2 million lights. […] Read more…

Sydney

  • Funatorium: Mad Hatter's Tea Party at the Sydney Opera House

    The Funatorium: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at the Sydney Opera House

    Join the maddest tea party in town this summer, with the Sydney Opera House’s brand new tea party with a twist – The Funatorium. Directed by former Circus Oz Artistic Director, Mike Finch, the Funatorium is a wild show for kids full of top talents from the worlds of circus and cabaret. Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s […] Read more…

  • The Beach at Barangaroo, Sydney Festival

    The Beach at the Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve, Sydney Festival

    This summer in Sydney, you can visit a beach where you won’t get a sunburn or sand in your cossies. For the first time in Australia, The Beach, an interactive art exhibition, is available for Sydney-siders to play in an ocean made up of 1.1 million recyclable polyethylene balls, gently lapping against a 60-metre wide […] Read more…

Writing

  • 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…

  • 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…