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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23rd November 2021 by Jason Billam

IRAQI FAMILY offer food to strange foreigner in BABYLON, IRAQ

I leave Iraq's capital, Baghdad, and head south to visit the incredible ancient city of Babylon - overlooked by an abandoned palace belonging to Saddam Hussein. Along the way I get offered to eat food (dolma) by an Iraqi family. ...

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29th November 2021 by Jason Billam

Exploring BAGHDAD 2021, Capital City of IRAQ

I spend my first few days in Iraq 2021 exploring the capital city Baghdad بَغْدَاد....

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8th November 2021 by Jason Billam

I got stuck in the Sahara Desert in ALGERIA (without water) 🇩🇿

I tell the story of my eventful experience getting stuck in the Sahara Desert in Algeria. ...

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11th October 2021 by Jason Billam

ALBANIAN FAMILY invite me inside their home 🇦🇱

I was invited by an Albanian family to drink Raki inside their home in the coastal city of Vlorë, Albania. They helped to show me around the city and even gifted me a surprise at the end of my stay....

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27th September 2021 by Jason Billam

Is ALBANIA Europe's most underrated country? 🇦🇱

Is Albania Europe's most underrated country? I take a trip outside of Gjirokastër, hiking to impressive valleys and mountain villages to find old churches, a place to swim and an abandoned communist school...

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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?...