Posts By: Megan Singleton

Travel Blog

    Turning the tram in San Francisco

    The trams in San Francisco are quaint and efficient. An oxymoron to most of us these days where efficiency is reliant on whiz-bang technology and the geeks who service them. And quaint belongs to hick towns where women wash laundry in the creek. But right here, on Market and Powell the trams reach the end…

    World famous San Francisco bucket man

    This busker in San Francisco is probably a millionaire by now – he featured in Will Smith’s movie Pursuit of Happyness. These days Larry Hunt (that’s his name) gives drumming lessons – presumably on real drums, but I can’t be sure – for $6 an hour. Hmmm, maybe the lessons are on buckets. He also…

    The stingray feeding frenzy

    We just spent the day on my brother’s friend Jacko’s boat and the boys jumped onto the sandbar at Cayman Island to feed these huge Southern Stingrays juicy squid. Here is the freaky frenzy that follows. Their mouths are underneath in the middle of their bellies so you have to hold the squid in a…

    Top 5 favourite cities for shopaholics

    Oh there’s nothing better than taking time out to pirouette around a shopping mall of an afternoon. It’s moments like these I feel like Julie Andrews. With my shopping bags dangling from both arms I want to skip and sing songs about hills. So this post is for those who find shopping the panacea to…