Category: Videos

The House Made of Bottles

Join me and Alfredo Santa Cruz at La Casa de Las Botellas – the house that’s giving plastic bottles a second chance!

The Cemetery That Wasn’t Good Enough

Join me at La Recoleta and La Chacarita Cemeteries in Buenos Aires, Argentina to learn about the intertwined histories of these two historic cemeteries.

The Island No One Can Visit

The story of North Sentinel Island and John Allen Chau, the American Missionary who got killed by The Sentinelese Tribe while attempting to evangelize them.

Vegan Does Not Mean Healthy

I was always told that a VEGAN diet is a HEALTHY diet, but recently I learned that a vegan diet can be as unhealthy (or worse) than a non-vegan diet.

The 1000 Mile Race

Meet Pete Ripmaster, winner of the 2018 Iditarod Trail Invitational 1000 – the longest winter ultra-marathon in the world.

Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Join me in Louisville KY at this year’s Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular, a 1/4 mile outdoor trail made up of over 5000 illuminated jack o’ lanterns!

The City In Two States

Join me in Tennessee and Virginia’s twin city of Bristol, the only city in the USA who’s downtown is split exactly down the middle between two states.

The House That Won’t Die

At 220 years old, after surviving through two wars, 413 hurricanes, and demolition plans to be replaced by a housing development, this house in North Carolina refuses to die!

I’ve Got A Secret

Hi travelers – it’s Paul Drecksler with TravelisLife.org and I’ve got a secret that I’m going to share with you today about my videos…

How To Poop in South America

When American tourists visit South America for the first time and learn about the pooping practices of their southern neighbors, they are often taken back.

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?

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!

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