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The Fly Away Life

"I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question."-Harun Yahya

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I'm Kassie, a Bostonian with an insatiable case of wanderlust and a love of adventure! Here at The Fly Away Life I share my best stories, experiences, and photography from around the world. Come fly away with me!

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If you are traveling Southeast Asia you will be taking a lot of buses to get around. These tips will help you survive bus travel in Southeast Asia!
Travel, Travel Tips

Tips for Surviving Bus Travel in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is a beautiful destination packed with stunning beaches and amazing wildlife, but the is region not known for it’s stellar transportation. If you’re backpacking Southeast Asia on a budget, you are going to be spending a lot of time on buses. It’s a necessary evil, but by the end of your trip you will be a pro! Here are a few tips on surviving bus travel in Southeast Asia:
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Celebrating Loy Krathong & Yi Peng in Chiang Mai is an unforgettable experience! This post gives you an overview of the lantern festival and tells you how you can experience it for yourself in 2016!
Stories, Travel

Celebrating Loy Krathong & Yi Peng in Chiang Mai

Everyone has that one bucket list item that really excites them. The one that makes them bounce a little in their seat when they think about finally getting there or achieving that goal. After seeing a YouTube video of thousands of lanterns filling the night sky, Loy Krathong became mine. The images of the festival and the meaning behind it absolutely captivated me. I knew I needed to experience the festival for myself, so I purposefully planned to start my Southeast Asia adventure right before the celebrations.Continue reading

Laos is an incredibly beautiful and diverse country that many travelers to Southeast Asia skip on their tour of the region. Here are 20 photos to inspire you to visit Laos on your next trip!
Inspiration, Travel

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Laos

Laos is the hidden gem of Southeast Asia, often skipped over on the backpacker trail and certainly overlooked by the average tourist, but the country so much to offer. With stunning landscapes, friendly people and delicious food, Laos quickly became one of my favorite countries! Here are 20 photos to inspire you to visit Laos on your next vacation:Continue reading

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