I believe that traveling is good for your soul and good for the world!

I'm Paul Drecksler and this is TravelisLife.org – a project created to encourage and facilitate travel in your life with stories, resources, products, and technology that benefit your life as an active traveler. I love to tell video stories about wonderful people doing great things when I travel, which you can watch below!

Why Wait For The First?

On Sep 22, there will be 100 days until the end of the year. What is it that you want to accomplish next year? And how can you start now?

Neighbors Who Bathe Together

How would you like to take a hot bath with 100 of your neighbors? Join me in Baños Ecuador where it's just another Friday night!

This Girl's Got Wings

Join me atop El Panecillo in Quito Ecuador where we visit La Virgen De Quito – a 45-meter-tall aluminum monument of a virgin madonna that represents a turning point in Quito art culture.

Quilotoa Ecuador: What Goes Down…

Join me at this 2-mile wide lagoon in Ecuador that formed after a volcano eruption 738 years ago, that's now developing into a popular tourist destination.

Coffee, Tea, Puppy?

Alex & Diana have personally taken in 13 dogs, 4 cats, and they've helped find homes for 100+ others. Watch this amazing story about Cafe Mosaico in Quito!

La Casa de Rafa

Join me at a restaurant in Quito Ecuador that's run by the blind and serves meals inside a cave underground in absolute darkness!

Feliz Navidog

This is Feliz Navidog and here's our story. She found me in Quito Ecuador and followed me on a hike and then all the way back to my apartment. It became my responsibility to find her a home.

If She Can Do It

Meet Andrea, a school teacher who's traveled to 72 countries and counting! She doesn't come from a wealthy family and her work doesn't pay for her to travel. So what's her secret?

What's the best bra for traveling?

When it comes to choosing the best travel bra, everyone's got an opinion. I looked to the experts, and here's what they had to say on choosing the best bra for traveling.

Best Cell Phone Video Stabilizers for Shake-Free Travel Videos

Gimbal stabilizers use brushless motors to keep your smartphone steady. I'm looking for the best 3-axis gimbal stabilizer for my travel videos. This is a compilation of my research, the stabilizer I chose, and a list of best selling cell phone gimbals.