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Peru Did It First!!!

Peru has had a lot of important firsts in history… and at times has been more progressive and ahead of the times than the USA. Here a few examples of when Peru has beat USA and the rest of the world.

Cusco to Lima in 60 Seconds

Have you ever wondered what the flight is like from Cusco to Lima Peru? In this short and sweet video, you can watch my takeoff and landing, plus learn a thing or two about the two most well-known cities in Peru.

They Know Everything!!!

Hi, I'm Paul Drecksler and this is what Google and Facebook know about me. What do they know about YOU? This video is important for all Internet users – not just those who travel.

Machu Picchu: Is it worth it?

People come from all over the world, spend thousands of dollars, travel for days, and wait in line, just to see this amazing wonder of the world. But is Machu Picchu worth it?

Alpacas Love Selfies

ALPACAS!!! Join me and Kris in Cusco Peru where we held alpacas, wore alpaca sweaters, and ate alpaca burgers.

La Punta, Callao Peru: This Beach Rocks!

White sand beaches are overrated. They don't rock like this beach. Welcome to La Punta Callao, a small beach on the northern side of Lima Peru where you can trade your bare feet for sneakers and soft white sand for pebbles and rocks.

Banana Na Na Na: The Perfect Travel Food

Bananas are the perfect travel food – they are extremely healthy, easy to eat, and you can find them in almost every country in the world. This video explains the health benefits of bananas and why I eat two bananas every day for breakfast.

Is someone else living your life?

Is someone else living YOUR life? This is a video I made for folks who wish they could travel the world too, but the message applies to whatever your hopes, dreams, and aspirations are and whoever your heroes are.

The Big Rock Near Medellín Colombia

Join me, Alice Ko​, and Dana Lu as we climb the 675+ stairs of El Peñol in Guatapé, Antioquia. This was the last day trip I took from Medellín before leaving Colombia and worth every stair.

The Most Beautiful Stone House in the World

Join me at Casa Santiago y Gloria – a beautiful home in Envigado Colombia that was built stone by stone over the course of 32 years by a visionary man for the woman he loves most. This is a story about hard work, persistence, and true love.

The History of Tango in Colombia

Join me as I get local in Medellín at the Casa Gardeliana and Salón Málaga to explore the rich history of tango in Colombia and how it's forever linked to Medellín through the story of Carlos Gardel.

50 Best Riddles For Travelers

I love riddles, although I'm horrible at figuring them out. Here are my favorites to entertain your traveling friends with on your next 16 hour bus ride.

Best Travel Shampoo & Conditioner Bottles

Everyone's got their own preferred brand of toiletries like shampoo, conditioner, hair gel, and body lotion – none of which we can bring on a plane with us because of the 3.4oz liquid rule (100 ml). These are the best leak proof silicone TSA Approved airplane travel bottles on the market.

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.

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.

Post Publishing Checklist for Travel Bloggers

After I publish a new blog post or video on Travel is Life, I go through a post production checklist to rank the post on search engines, distribute it across my various social platforms, and schedule it for syndication.

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The World Map Coloring Poster

My mission was to create a gift that got people excited about world travel and to make something that families could spend time doing together and away from a screen.

World Leader Quiz

You should recognize the names of these national leaders from the news, but can you match each world leader to his or her country? Let's find out!

National Beer Quiz

This quiz will put your brewskie skills to the test. See if you can match each national beer with its respective country.

Continents Quiz

There are seven continents in the world. Do you know which countries belong on each? Take this short quiz to find out your world traveler skill level.

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