South Williamsport

Jungle Lodge Stays in the Peruvian Amazon

July 31, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Guest Post by Andreas Ambarchian The vast region of the [...] more»

Literary Travel: Chasing Jane Austen

July 30, 2013

By Georgette Eva

I am a huge Jane Austen fan. I proudly consider myself [...] more»

Upcoming Travel Writing and Blogging Workshop Dates

July 29, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We’re very excited to announce upcoming dates for [...] more»

Discovering Barranco, Peru by Day and Night

July 25, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Guest Post by Mike Gasparovic Barranco is Lima’s versio [...] more»

The Wannabe Gownie: Lessons Learned While Studying in Oxford

July 24, 2013

By Georgette Eva

Keep off the grass. That is just one of the several rul [...] more»

Songkran: The World’s Wettest New Year’s Celebration

July 23, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Guest Post by Lisa Marie Mercer They say that one night [...] more»

Why Skiing Canada is Due a Re-Après-Al

July 22, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Guest post by Martin Nolan: A former sun seeking backpa [...] more»

Quiz: What Vacation Type Are You?

July 18, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Guest post from PGA Catalunya. Flicking through a holid [...] more»

Bailey, Sue A.

1 year 7 weeks ago

Sue A. Bailey

Sue A. Bailey, 66, of South Williamsport, died Thursday, July 11, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born November 7, 1946 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Boyd W. and Doris M. (Stepp) Kuns.

Sue enjoyed reading, sewing, crafting and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. more»

A Tourist in My Own City: Rotterdam in a Day

July 17, 2013

By Daniel van den Berg

About a month-and-a-half ago I traveled to the Netherla [...] more»

Creating a Killer Travel Blog: Workshop Registration Now Open!

July 16, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Announcing registration for our first open group worksh [...] more»

Literary Travel: Roald Dahl

July 16, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Welcome to the first part of our Literary Travel Series [...] more»

Staying in Touch with Family and Friends on Travel

July 15, 2013

By Jenna Conant

While you probably want to keep your family and friends [...] more»

Bailey, Sue A.

1 year 7 weeks ago

Sue A. Bailey

Sue A. Bailey, 66, of South Williamsport, died Thursday, July 11, 2013 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born November 7, 1946 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Boyd W. and Doris M. (Stepp) Kuns.

Sue enjoyed reading, sewing, crafting and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. more»

Three Tips for Smooth Sailing on Your Next Family Vacation

July 11, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Julie P. writes on behalf of The Parking Spot, the lead [...] more»

Photos: A Honeymoon in Cancun

July 10, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Earlier this year, I took part in #ExpediaChat, an hour [...] more»

Photos: 20 Inspiring Cityscapes Worldwide

July 9, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We can’t get enough of city skylines and views [...] more»

The Top 10 Best Mobile Apps for Travelers

July 8, 2013

By Georgette Eva

A few years ago, when my sisters and I decided to take [...] more»

7 Tips for Great Family Road Trips

July 3, 2013

By admin

James P.  writes on behalf of Allstate Motor Club, an a [...] more»

15 Breathtaking U.S. National Parks

July 2, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

How many of America’s beautiful National Parks ha [...] more»

Faith Wesleyan’s “Change the World” Raises Funds for X-Ray Machine

July 1, 2013

By admin

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – “Hey mister, can you spare a dime? [...] more»

Little League Hosts Babe Ruth’s Granddaughter at Newly Reopened Museum

1 year 9 weeks ago
Babe Ruth's granddaughter, Linda Ruth Tosetti, speaks to three generations of visitors in front of the "Great Bambino's" complete, game-worn uniform at The World of Little League.

Babe Ruth’s granddaughter, Linda Ruth Tosetti visited the newly reopened World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store today, which includes an exhibit devoted to her legendary grandfather. more»

Friday Roundup: Travel News and Inspiration

June 28, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Starting off with the best tweets this week from Connie [...] more»

Videos: 10 Strangest Animals Around the Globe

June 27, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

From adorable to unsettling, here are cute, funny, and [...] more»

The 8 Best Mobile Apps for Travel Writers

June 26, 2013

By Daniel van den Berg

More and more travelers are bringing our most faithful [...] more»

15 Incredible Beaches Around the World

June 25, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

How’s the weather where you are today? Even if it [...] more»

Travelling on your Doorstep: First Day in Leeds, England

June 24, 2013

By admin

By Sarah Jane Fanning Sarah Jane Fanning works on the m [...] more»

Photos: Five European Summer Solstice Celebrations

June 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

It’s the Summer Solstice! Check out some of the a [...] more»

Five European Summer Solstice Celebrations

June 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

It’s the Summer Solstice! Check out some of the a [...] more»

Dowling, Dorothy E. (Shaffer)

1 year 10 weeks ago

Dorothy E. (Shaffer) Dowling

Dorothy E. (Shaffer) Dowling, 84, of English Center, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on Oct. 7, 1928, in South Williamsport, and was the daughter of the former Clarence L. and Florence C. (Jackson) Shaffer. more»

A 16th Century Exclusive Women’s Club: The Santa Catalina Monastery, Arequipa, Peru

June 19, 2013

By admin

By Andreas Ambarchian Andreas Ambarchian is a freelance [...] more»

Live Blogging Prague and Istanbul: Summer 2013

June 18, 2013

By Connie Golding

Fifteen. That is how old I was when Istanbul first came [...] more»

Travel Insurance: A Necessity for Your Journey

June 17, 2013

By Marci Clark

When preparing for vacation there are a million things [...] more»

Jordan, Alexis Jade

1 year 11 weeks ago

Alexis Jade Jordan

Alexis Jade Jordan, 13, of South Williamsport, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

Born April 1, 2000 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Lenny Dunkle and Paula Jordan.

Alexis was a student at South Williamsport Jr. High School, where she was a member of the Drama Club and played Saxophone in the school band. more»

World of Little League Museum

1 year 11 weeks ago

On September 4, 2012, Little League® Baseball and Softball closed the doors of the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum and started a $4.3 million renovation process. Nine months later, the organization is putting the finishing touches on the museum in preparation for an on-time grand reopening on June 15, 2013. more»

Herritt, Sarah M.

1 year 12 weeks ago

Sarah M. Herritt

Sarah M. Herritt, of South Williamsport, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at the home of her daughter.

Born in Williamsport July 29, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Celia Wheeland Ogden. more»

Guest Post: A Day of Walking in Guernsey

June 12, 2013

By admin

By Jake Anderson Jake is an avid walker and loves explo [...] more»

First-Ever Australian Little League Baseball® Team Wins Its Way to Williamsport

1 year 11 weeks ago
The Perth Metro Central Little League team with the first-ever Australia Region Championship banner.

The 2013 Little League Baseball® World Series has its first Region Champion, and they’ve already made history. more»

Wright, Violet M.

1 year 13 weeks ago

Violet M. Wright 

(April 23, 1937 - June 1, 2013)

Violet M. Wright, 76, of South Williamsport, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Gatehouse. more»

New Interactive Touch Table at World of Little League

1 year 13 weeks ago

This summer, World of Little League Museum visitors will be able to learn about any of the 7,000+ baseball leagues in roughly 90 countries around the world by tapping photos, playing fun trivia games and sending messages, in a unique interactive exhibit powered by the ACTIVE Network, Inc. (NYSE:ACTV), the Official Online League Management Provider of Little League® Baseball and Softball. more»

Five Job Hunting Tips to Use for Crowdfunding

May 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

By day I’m a travel blogger, and by night I’ [...] more»

Thompson, Joan E.

1 year 15 weeks ago

Joan E. Thompson

Joan E. Thompson, 70, of Montoursville, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Manor Care South.

Born July 14, 1942, in Williamsport, she was the daughter to the late Neil and Charlotte (VanHorn) Dauber.

Joan was a 1960 graduate of Loyalsock High School and loved spending time on her computer. more»

Little League Honors Area Seniors with Stotz Scholarship

1 year 15 weeks ago
Hannah Merrifield (Hughesville High School) and Daniel Ma (Williamsport High School) were recognized as the top recipients at the 2013 Carl E. Stotz Scholarship Luncheon, each receiving $2,000 scholarships. Miss Merrifield and Mr. Ma are joined by Stephen D. Keener (far left), President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball; and Karen Stotz Myers (far right), the daughter of Little League Founder Carl E. Stotz.

When Carl E. Stotz founded Little League in 1939, he did so on the basis of character, courage and loyalty. These words are still found on the Little League Baseball and Softball insignia, and they are also the basis for the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball Scholarship. more»

Team Bucket List: The Appalachian Trail

May 17, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Happy Friday! Each week a member of our team posts an i [...] more»

Bartolomeo, Joan R.

1 year 16 weeks ago

Joan R. Bartolomeo

(December 6, 1934 - May 12, 2013)

Joan R. Bartolomeo,78 of South Williamsport died Sunday May 12, 2013 at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital. more»

What’s the Funniest Thing You’ve Seen on Travel?

May 15, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We asked our friends on Twitter about the funniest scen [...] more»

Lance Van Auken

May 14, 2013
Lance Van Auken on WRAK

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Avoiding Common Travel Scams

May 14, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We’ve been stuck on travel safety lately–and as w [...] more»

Writing a Great Travel Story: Yet Another Class!

May 13, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We’re on a roll, you guys! Marci and Kim develope [...] more»

Mirabito ready to kickoff EMS Week 2013

1 year 16 weeks ago
Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, is gearing up to educate the public about EMS Week — a national celebration to honor Emergency Medical Service workers — with a healthy communities event in South Williamsport. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, is gearing up to educate the public about EMS Week — a national celebration to honor Emergency Medical Service workers — with a healthy communities event in South Williamsport.

HARRISBURG, May 10 – State Rep. Rick Mirabito, D-Lycoming, is gearing up to educate the public about EMS Week — a national celebration to honor Emergency Medical Service workers — with a healthy communities event in South Williamsport. more»

Team Bucket List: Antarctica!

May 10, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

I have always, always, always wanted to visit Antarctic [...] more»

Even More Travel Writing Prompts for Your Enjoyment

May 9, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Writing prompts are the best! We’re featuring the [...] more»

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