Jason Billam

We're addicted to Jason's YouTube channel here at Travelscoop, who must be one of the most prolific travel vloggers of the moment. Jason's laid back give anything a go style is extremely watchable. He's documented his travels through well know holiday destinations as well as places far off the beaten track. He was one of the first travel bloggers to get back on the road following the Covid lockdown of 2020. Keep up the good work Jason!

Jason Billam

Blog posts

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5th August 2022 by Jason Billam

Welcome to Las Terrenas, beach paradise in the Dominican Republic

I explore Las Terrenas, located on the Peninsula de Samana of the Dominican Republic. It's possibly the idyllic beach paradise you might be looking for in the country. Don't miss Playa Bonita, one of the calmer and more remote beaches nearby....

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29th July 2022 by Jason Billam

Dominican family feeds me exotic fruits, village life in the Dominican Republic

Taking a day trip from Santo Domingo, I head north to the outskirts of Higuero, where I visit a rural village. I get fed an array of exotic fruits along with cacao, nuts and ice cream by a family, before heading onwards to learn about the chocolate-making process. I also stop in a Colmado and Comedor, soaking in the atmosphere of daily life in the Dominican Republic...

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21st July 2022 by Jason Billam

My first day in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

I show my first day exploring the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic....

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11th July 2022 by Jason Billam

A tour of Palermo, Sicily, Italy's most exciting city?

I spend the day taking a tour of Palermo, capital of the autonomous region of Sicily. Is it Italy's most exciting city? Drop your thoughts below! ...

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4th July 2022 by Jason Billam

Where have I been? Cyprus update & my first time in Milan, Italy

I catch up on where I've been the last two weeks, talking about my day trip to Girne from Nicosia (in the unofficial Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus). I then flash back to my first time in Milan, Italy, showing some of the city and explaining where I'm heading next...

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21st June 2022 by Jason Billam

Crossing the border (UN Buffer Zone) to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus & North Nicosia Tour

I show what it's like to cross the Cyprus border (UN Buffer Zone) from the south to the Turkish north. I tour the northern part of the divided capital city, Nicosia, sharing my first impressions of the unofficial Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus...

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14th June 2022 by Jason Billam

Exploring Nicosia, Cyprus, The world's last divided capital city

I tour the Greek side of Nicosia, the world's last divided capital city. Since 1974, a UN buffer zone runs through the middle, dividing The Turkish north from the Greek south. I walk parallel to this unique border, showing what it's like to be on the southern side of the city....

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9th June 2022 by Jason Billam

Why am I in Larnaca, Cyprus? The journey to Nicosia

I spend my first day in Cyprus wandering around Larnaca's calm and laid back streets on the Mediterranean Sea. I then take a bus journey to Nicosia, the last divided capital city in the world. In this video I also asked a question regarding my vlogs being filmed on either my GoPro or Canon M50 setup. Both have their pros and cons, as I discussed. But most importantly, I'd really appreciate your feedback on this topic in the comments below. Drop a message and let me know your thoughts...

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23rd May 2022 by Jason Billam

Alone at Lebanon's unbelievable Baalbek Temple

I visit Lebanon's unbelievable and historic Baalbek temple, one of the crown jewels of the country. I take public transportation to get there from Beirut, finding myself wandering the site alone...

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13th May 2022 by Jason Billam

Exploring Tripoli, Lebanon's most underrated city?

Is Tripoli Lebanon's most underrated city? I continue my journey up Lebanon's coast from Byblos to Tripoli, exploring the exciting and authentic souks, hammams, mosques and churches...

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10th May 2022 by Jason Billam

The journey to Byblos, Lebanon - One of the oldest cities in the world

I leave Lebanon's capital city Beirut, and journey north up the coastline (on local transportation) to Byblos, one of the oldest cities in the world...

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3rd May 2022 by Jason Billam

My first day in Beirut, Lebanon 2022

I arrive in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, and spend the first day walking its streets. I share some of my impressions of a city and country which have been through a lot of over the last few decades....