The Fly Away Life

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

Kassie- The Fly Away Life |

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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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Body-positivity is hard to come by these days and I had to travel halfway around the world to find some. Click through to learn how travel taught me to love my body again.
Diary, Personal

How Travel Taught Me to Love My Body

I never would have thought that I’d feel most beautiful covered in mud and sweat while hiking through the jungle in the Philippines. In that moment, I felt confident that I was a strong woman who didn’t need to fit conventional beauty standards to be happy, but that hadn’t always come easily to me.

Body-positivity is hard to come by these days and I had to travel halfway around the world to find some. Continue reading

2016 was an adventure! Read on to find out more The Fly Away Life's 2016 recap.
Diary, Personal

2016 Travel Round Up- The Fly Away Life’s Year in Review

Wow, I can’t believe that 2016 is over!

It’s been a crazy year, with everything that is going on in the world, but personally for me it’s been a pretty transformative year and was filled with adventure! I backpacked across Southeast Asia, crossed off 7 new countries, learned to scuba dive, moved across the country and had my first full year blogging! Here is The Fly Away Life’s 2016 recap:Continue reading

The best travel stocking stuffers under $25 for the traveler on your list!

Travel Stocking Stuffers Under $25

Ho ho ho… The holidays are just around the corner!

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been putting off your holiday shopping and still have stocking stuffers & last-minute gifts to pick up (thank god for Amazon Prime and two-day shipping!). Here are some of my favorite travel stocking stuffers for the wandering soul in your life!Continue reading

Check out this awesome interview with traveler Nicole Trilivas, who recently wrote her debut novel, Girls Who Travel.

Weekend Wanderers: Author of Girls Who Travel, Nicole Trilivas

Welcome to the Weekend Wanderer series! Once or twice a month, I will feature an interview with a traveler who is doing something unique or exciting in their adventures across the globe. Have an exciting adventure you’d like to share? Shoot me an email at! 

As you guys know, my travels are often inspired by books. So when fellow wanderer, Nicole Trilivas reached out and offered me a copy of her new novel Girls Who Travel, I jumped at the chance to learn about her inspiration with a quick interview. I was absolutely captivated by the book and found I couldn’t put it down. I found myself identifying a lot with Kika, the main character, and her struggles as a traveler trying to merge back into ordinary life. Definitely suggest checking it out!Continue reading

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