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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21st September 2021 by Jason Billam

Exploring BERAT, most unique city In ALBANIA 🇦🇱

Taking local transportation from Tirana, I visit Berat, a unique city in Albania with iconic Ottoman houses overlooking the Osumi River....

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14th September 2021 by Jason Billam

My First Day in TIRANA, ALBANIA 2021 🇦🇱

I begin a new trip in the Balkans in Tirana, capital of Albania. I spend my first day exploring the city centre and trying some traditional Albanian food....

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6th September 2021 by Jason Billam

I visited MEDINA, SAUDI ARABIA, as a non Muslim 🇸🇦 المدينة

Medina is the second Holiest city in Islam after Mecca. It's here where the Prophet Muhammad lived and died. Millions of Pilgrims flood to both Mecca and Medina every year. Whilst touring Saudi Arabia at the beginning of 2020, I passed Medina on my way to Al Ula from Jeddah. Having been told by various sources it was okay for me to roam around the city (but avoid entering the Prophet's Mosque), I decided to take the opportunity to explore. Traditionally, non Muslims have been forbidden...

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21st July 2021 by Jason Billam

The Best of CHIAPAS, MEXICO: San Cristóbal de Las Casas & Palenque 🇲🇽

I spend a couple of days exploring the city and state of Oaxaca. One of the most culturally exciting cities in Mexico, Oaxaca has strong indigenous roots, alongside one of the best food scenes in the world....

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6th July 2021 by Jason Billam

Tour of Magical OAXACA 2021, MEXICO

I spend a couple of days exploring the city and state of Oaxaca. One of the most culturally exciting cities in Mexico, Oaxaca has strong indigenous roots, alongside one of the best food scenes in the world....

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25th June 2021 by Jason Billam

Exploring GUADALAJARA, Mexico's second largest city

I spend a couple of days exploring Guadalajara, Mexico's second largest city and the capital of Jalisco. I try the Torta Ahogada, visit the Centro Histórico and largest indoor market in Latin America, the Mercado Libertad - San Juan de Dios....

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21st June 2021 by Jason Billam

Is Guanajuato Mexico's most beautiful city? 🇲🇽

I visit Guanajuato, a colourful and atmospheric city that may well be the most beautiful in Mexico. Is it the most beautiful?...

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4th June 2021 by Jason Billam

Living with a MEXICAN FAMILY in MEXICO 🇲🇽

I spend the day with a Mexican family outside the capital city in the State of Mexico. They show me how to prepare Cochinita Pibil, alongside the popular drinks of Agua de Jamaica and Horchata...

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2nd June 2021 by Jason Billam

Exploring TEOTIHUACÁN, the Incredible Pyramids of MEXICO 🇲🇽

I explore Teotihuacán, what was Mexico’s biggest ancient city and capital of its largest pre-Hispanic empire, including the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon. I then take a trip to one of Mexico and Latin America's most renowned pilgrimage sites, the Basilica de Guadalupe...

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17th May 2021 by Jason Billam

British tourist explores TEPITO, MEXICO CITY 🇲🇽

I visit Tepito, Mexico's City's most renowned neighbourhood. A large open-air market where you can find every kind of item, I was curious to explore for myself....

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14th May 2021 by Jason Billam

Visiting Coyoacán & Xochimilco (Venice of MEXICO CITY) 🇲🇽

I visit two highly-rated neighbourhoods in the south of Mexico City, Coyoacán & Xochimilco. One, famous for being the home of Mexican icon Frida Kahlo and for relaxed, its counterculture vibe. The other, Xochimilco, known for its historic canals in which the base of the Aztec Empire was founded upon. ...

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30th April 2021 by Jason Billam

MEXICO CITY Sightseeing Tour 2021 🇲🇽

I take a sightseeing walking tour of Mexico City's central area, visiting the Centro Histórico, Paseo de la Reforma, and Bosque de Chapultepec....