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.

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?

Asheville: The Greatest City in the USA

I'm from Asheville North Carolina – the greatest city in the USA! I've been telling people this for so many years that I decided on my last visit home that it was time to put a video where my mouth is.

They Use Our Money

How would you like to visit a country in South America and pay with U.S. Dollars?! In the late 1990's, Ecuadorians basically dollarized their own economy after a financial collapse and the government simply made it official on Mar 13, 2000.

Dogs Welcome

This hotel in Asheville fosters dogs! Guests arrive, fall in love with these pups, and then discover that they can adopt them. Polly was their 101st dog to find a home.

To My Special Someone

This video is dedicated to a very special woman in my life. Even though I spend my days traveling the world, she knows that I would never betray her when I'm gone.

They Have TWO Downtowns

Join me and my brother Jason in Fuquay-Varina North Carolina as we explore his town's not ONE but TWO downtowns!

Anthony Bourdain: The Legend

SPECIAL EDITION: I'm deeply saddened by the news of legendary traveler and chef Anthony Bourdain's tragic passing. The guy who lived the life I've always dreamed of ended his too soon. Today we honor his life as he takes his final journey into parts unknown.

Pool Town

Join me in Santa Fe De Antioquia, a charming pueblo located just a couple hours outside of Medellín Colombia where tourists go to RELAX and SWIM in one of the town's 100+ pools!

El Puente de Occidente

Welcome to Santa Fe de Antioquia's most famous bridge El Puente de Occidente – which at one time was the LONGEST bridge in South America and the 7th longest bridge in the world!

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.