Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope

The Daytime Emmy-winning travel series Travelscope- now re-titled JOSEPH ROSENDO'S TRAVELSCOPE- scales new heights of adventure, natural splendor and cultural richness this season. Host Joseph Rosendo journeys from the California coast to the islands of Hong Kong and to Chile's Tierra del Fuego. Along the way, he encounters the heights of natural beauty in the Cariboo-Chilcotin Coast region of British Columbia, celebrates Christmas in Switzerland and circumnavigates the tip of South America. The series' hallmark remains the rich cultural interchanges between Joseph and the local population. He joins the parade of medieval guilds during Zurich's spring festival, shares devotions with a holy man in a rock-hewn church in Lalibela, Ethiopia and explores the mysteries behind the stone figures on Easter Island.

Tue, Aug 16 7:30 A.M. Taiwan Lantern Festival     NH EXPLORE

Joseph, a winner of the 2013 Taiwan Tourism Festival Awards, deepens his understanding of Taiwan and its people by criss-crossing the island during the Taiwan Lantern Festival.

Tue, Aug 16 10:30 A.M. Portugal - from Porto to Salamanca     NH CREATE

From port to paella, Joseph's Portugal adventures reach into the country and cross over the border on an Iberian Peninsula exploration that reveals some of the unknown aspects of Portuguese life and its complementary relationship with its Spanish neighbor.

Tue, Aug 16 5:30 P.M. Portugal - from Porto to Salamanca     NH CREATE

From port to paella, Joseph's Portugal adventures reach into the country and cross over the border on an Iberian Peninsula exploration that reveals some of the unknown aspects of Portuguese life and its complementary relationship with its Spanish neighbor.

Tue, Aug 16 10:30 P.M. Portugal - from Porto to Salamanca     NH CREATE

From port to paella, Joseph's Portugal adventures reach into the country and cross over the border on an Iberian Peninsula exploration that reveals some of the unknown aspects of Portuguese life and its complementary relationship with its Spanish neighbor.

Wed, Aug 17 7:30 A.M. La Joie De Vivre In Quebec City, Canada     NH EXPLORE

Joseph heads to Quebec City, the only walled city north of Mexico, for a lively cultural adventure among the French-speaking Quebecois.

Thu, Aug 18 7:30 A.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 1     NH EXPLORE

Joseph embarks on his fourth visit to Taiwan and his sixth episode in the country.

Thu, Aug 18 10:30 A.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 1     NH CREATE

During part one of Joseph's Mekong River voyage through Cambodia and Vietnam, he travels from the Temple Mountains of Angkor and its UNESCO World Heritage sites, to the river towns and villages of the Mekong river valley.

Thu, Aug 18 5:30 P.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 1     NH CREATE

During part one of Joseph's Mekong River voyage through Cambodia and Vietnam, he travels from the Temple Mountains of Angkor and its UNESCO World Heritage sites, to the river towns and villages of the Mekong river valley.

Thu, Aug 18 10:30 P.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 1     NH CREATE

During part one of Joseph's Mekong River voyage through Cambodia and Vietnam, he travels from the Temple Mountains of Angkor and its UNESCO World Heritage sites, to the river towns and villages of the Mekong river valley.

Fri, Aug 19 7:30 A.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 2     NH EXPLORE

Joseph continues his Taiwan Rail Adventure. As he rides the rail system he finds natural and cultural adventures that entertain, educate and enchant the traveler.

Mon, Aug 22 7:30 A.M. Uncovering South Korea     NH EXPLORE

On Joseph's first visit to Korea, he discovers that while the capital city of Seoul's modern skyline and prosperity are impressive, it's Korea's extraordinary history, traditions and customs that are the cornerstones of its culture.

Tue, Aug 23 7:30 A.M. San Francisco's Changing Neighborhoods     NH EXPLORE

San Francisco is a city of neighborhoods and within its seven-by- seven mile boundary it seems every patch of ground has a name.

Tue, Aug 23 10:30 A.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 2     NH CREATE

Part two of Joseph's Mekong River journey through Cambodia and Vietnam finds him in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh where he embarks on a tuk-tuk tour of the city's highlights.

Tue, Aug 23 5:30 P.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 2     NH CREATE

Part two of Joseph's Mekong River journey through Cambodia and Vietnam finds him in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh where he embarks on a tuk-tuk tour of the city's highlights.

Tue, Aug 23 10:30 P.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 2     NH CREATE

Part two of Joseph's Mekong River journey through Cambodia and Vietnam finds him in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh where he embarks on a tuk-tuk tour of the city's highlights.

Wed, Aug 24 7:30 A.M. Adventures In California's Tri-Valley     NH EXPLORE

In the spirit of adventure, Joseph sets out on a California exploration through the state's Tri-Valley region.

Thu, Aug 25 7:30 A.M. Surprising Toronto     NH EXPLORE

Toronto is a city of neighborhoods and, like Toronto; they are ever becoming more themselves.

Thu, Aug 25 10:30 A.M. Taiwan Matsu Festival & Islands     NH CREATE

Joseph returns to Taiwan to follow in the path of Taiwan's Matsu Pilgrimage, said to be the largest religious procession in the world, and to explore the islands named in the deity's honor.

Thu, Aug 25 5:30 P.M. Taiwan Matsu Festival & Islands     NH CREATE

Joseph returns to Taiwan to follow in the path of Taiwan's Matsu Pilgrimage, said to be the largest religious procession in the world, and to explore the islands named in the deity's honor.

Thu, Aug 25 10:30 P.M. Taiwan Matsu Festival & Islands     NH CREATE

Joseph returns to Taiwan to follow in the path of Taiwan's Matsu Pilgrimage, said to be the largest religious procession in the world, and to explore the islands named in the deity's honor.

Fri, Aug 26 7:30 A.M. Ontario's Central Counties - Multi-Cultural Adventures     NH EXPLORE

Ontario's Central Counties offers a mosaic of historic gristmill villages, verdant farmlands and towns that thrive because of their multi-cultural population.

Mon, Aug 29 7:30 A.M. Sault Saint Marie, Canada     NH EXPLORE

A Fall Journey Through Algoma Country - Joseph heads to Sault Saint Marie, the historic site of the first battle of the War of 1812, and rides the Algoma Railway north through the Agawa Canyon along the path of Canada's famed Group of Seven artists into the heart of Algoma Country.

Tue, Aug 30 7:30 A.M. Northwest Ontario - Lake Superior and Beyond     NH EXPLORE

Joseph takes off for Northwest Ontario, a region distinguished by Canada's great outdoors.

Tue, Aug 30 10:30 A.M. Christmas Celebrations Around The Globe     NH CREATE

Celebrating the world through their festivals is a great way to experience a country and its people.

Tue, Aug 30 5:30 P.M. Christmas Celebrations Around The Globe     NH CREATE

Celebrating the world through their festivals is a great way to experience a country and its people.

Tue, Aug 30 10:30 P.M. Christmas Celebrations Around The Globe     NH CREATE

Celebrating the world through their festivals is a great way to experience a country and its people.

Wed, Aug 31 7:30 A.M. Thousand Islands - A Canadian Bi-National Adventure     NH EXPLORE

There are so many beautiful islands in the bi-national Thousand Islands that its name could easily be Two Thousand and More Islands.

Thu, Sep 1 7:30 A.M. Northeast Ontario - Canada's Canoe Culture and First Nations People     NH EXPLORE

Joseph visits Northeast Ontario, Canada, a vast land of trees, water and rock that has served many.

Thu, Sep 1 10:30 A.M. Taiwan Naturally     NH CREATE

From its serpentine coastline and towering mountains to its verdant forests and remote offshore islands, Taiwan's natural beauty is surprising.

Thu, Sep 1 5:30 P.M. Taiwan Naturally     NH CREATE

From its serpentine coastline and towering mountains to its verdant forests and remote offshore islands, Taiwan's natural beauty is surprising.

Thu, Sep 1 10:30 P.M. Taiwan Naturally     NH CREATE

From its serpentine coastline and towering mountains to its verdant forests and remote offshore islands, Taiwan's natural beauty is surprising.

Fri, Sep 2 7:30 A.M. San Antonio's Fiesta - Ole!     NH EXPLORE

Joseph and Julie travel to San Antonio, their favorite Texas town, for eleven days of parades, music, food, dance and celebration.

Mon, Sep 5 7:30 A.M. Following the reformation Trail in Switzerland and Germany - Part 1     NH EXPLORE

Joseph follows in the path of the reformers as he travels through Switzerland and Germany and commemorates the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

Mon, Sep 5 7:00 P.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 1     NHPBS

Joseph explores Taiwan's most stunning natural attraction and national park - The Taroko Gorge - which highlights the mountain beauty, villages and cultures of Ilha Formosa.

Tue, Sep 6 7:30 A.M. Following the reformation Trail in Switzerland and Germany - Part 2     NH EXPLORE

Joseph continues his travels through Germany and Switzerland in the path of the Protestant Reformation.

Tue, Sep 6 7:00 P.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 2     NHPBS

In this Taiwan episode Joseph leaves the forested heights of Taroko National Park and continues his explorations of Taiwan's small, cultural mountain villages.

Wed, Sep 7 7:30 A.M. Eastern Europe's Treasures - From Budapest to Bucharest     NH EXPLORE

Joseph seeks the surprising and the little-known, as well as hits the highlights as he hopscotches his way through some of the best and undiscovered of Europe.

Wed, Sep 7 7:00 P.M. Maine - Town & Country     NHPBS

Join Joseph on a Maine adventure that uncovers Maine's Town and Country pleasures while focusing on its greatest resource - its people.

Thu, Sep 8 7:30 A.M. South Korea - A Winter Journey     NH EXPLORE

On Joseph's second visit to South Korea he discovers that apart from the many attractions of the capital city of Seoul, once you get out into the countryside many treasures await you.

Thu, Sep 8 7:00 P.M. Thailand - Bangkok and Beyond     NHPBS

From grand palaces to Buddhist temples, from white sandy beaches to tropical forests, Thailand is the land of smiles.

Fri, Sep 9 7:30 A.M. Hungary, Austria and Germany - Sampling the Danube's Delights     NH EXPLORE

Joseph samples the delights along the banks of Europe's second-longest river when he travels from Budapest, Hungary through Austria to Nuremberg, Germany on the Danube.

Fri, Sep 9 7:00 P.M. Cruising Canada: Ottawa and the Rideau Canal     NHPBS

The Rideau Canal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a popular tourist and recreational attraction and the oldest continuously operating canal system in North America.

Sun, Sep 11 9:30 A.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 1     NHPBS

Joseph explores Taiwan's most stunning natural attraction and national park - The Taroko Gorge - which highlights the mountain beauty, villages and cultures of Ilha Formosa.

Mon, Sep 12 7:30 A.M. The Cook Islands - Cultural Paradise     NH EXPLORE

While "paradise" is a word freely bantered about in the travel world, the Cook Islands is a traveler's paradise.

Mon, Sep 12 7:00 P.M. Zambia - Bush & River Safari     NHPBS

Magnificent, wild and culturally rich, Zambia is everything you think Africa is and more.

Tue, Sep 13 7:30 A.M. Peru - The Amazon and Beyond     NH EXPLORE

Join Joseph as he ships out on a Peruvian Amazon journey from the jungle town of Iquitos, Peru and makes his way through one of the world's wonders.

Tue, Sep 13 7:00 P.M. Easter Island - Mysteries & Myths     NHPBS

Joseph travels to the most remote inhabited place on earth during his Easter Island adventure.

Wed, Sep 14 7:30 A.M. Armenia - Ancient History and Modern Traditions, Part 1     NH EXPLORE

While today Armenia is the size of Maryland, it once stretched from the Caspian to the Mediterranean Sea and from Persia to the Caucasus.

Wed, Sep 14 7:00 P.M. Hong Kong - Asia's World City     NHPBS

Long known as a commercial center, Hong Kong has become much more than a shopper's paradise.

Thu, Sep 15 7:30 A.M. Armenia - Ancient History and Modern Traditions, Part 2     NH EXPLORE

In Part 2, Joseph visits ancient burial sites, historic churches as well as the markets and homes of present-day Armenians.

Thu, Sep 15 7:00 P.M. Riding The Range In Southern Alberta, Canada     NHPBS

Joseph hits the trail to Southern Alberta, Canada and follows the path of the province's settlement from the early days of the buffalo and the Blackfoot people to present-day ranchers and cowboys.

Fri, Sep 16 7:30 A.M. France - Following The Rhone     NH EXPLORE

Joseph follows the Rhone River on it's 500-mile journey through France to the Mediterranean sea and rides this watery highway to experiences that embrace the grandeurs of the past and the glories of a moment.

Fri, Sep 16 7:00 P.M. Southern Ethiopia - Tribal Lands and Primeval People     NHPBS

Joseph's adventure begins along the shores of Lake Abaya and Chamo, two of the lakes of the 2,400 mile Rift Valley where modern man is said to have originated.

Sun, Sep 18 9:30 A.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 2     NHPBS

In this Taiwan episode Joseph leaves the forested heights of Taroko National Park and continues his explorations of Taiwan's small, cultural mountain villages.

Mon, Sep 19 7:30 A.M. Ireland - Coast to Coast     NH EXPLORE

From Dublin and the Ancient East to Belfast and the Wild Atlantic Way, there is always something to please and surprise you.

Mon, Sep 19 7:00 P.M. Northern Ethiopia - Ancient History and Spiritual Present     NHPBS

Joseph travels to Northern Ethiopia to uncover its ancient history and discover its spiritual present thorough cultural adventures, myths and legends.

Tue, Sep 20 7:30 A.M. France - Bordeaux     NH EXPLORE

A celebration of wine, food and good times. In his Bordeaux, France adventure Joseph tours the UNESCO World Heritage town of Bordeaux and the small wine making and exporting villages that comprise the region.

Tue, Sep 20 7:00 P.M. Land without Limits - The Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada     NHPBS

It may seem hard to say, but this little known region of British Columbia, Canada offers travelers a world of adventures.

Wed, Sep 21 7:30 A.M. Taiwan's Penghu Islands     NH EXPLORE

Taiwan is an island country of 23 million people and the majority of them live in a handful of cities.

Wed, Sep 21 7:00 P.M. Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival     NHPBS

We find out what Sechselauten really means when we join Joseph on his springtime visit to Zurich, Switzerland.

Thu, Sep 22 7:30 A.M. Portugal - from Porto to Salamanca     NH EXPLORE

From port to paella, Joseph's Portugal adventures reach into the country and cross over the border on an Iberian Peninsula exploration that reveals some of the unknown aspects of Portuguese life and its complementary relationship with its Spanish neighbor.

Thu, Sep 22 7:00 P.M. Dreamin' California's Coast - Malibu to Big     NHPBS

Joseph and Julie are California Dreamin' as they celebrate their anniversary along the state's romantic coast.

Fri, Sep 23 7:30 A.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 1     NH EXPLORE

During part one of Joseph's Mekong River voyage through Cambodia and Vietnam, he travels from the Temple Mountains of Angkor and its UNESCO World Heritage sites, to the river towns and villages of the Mekong river valley.

Fri, Sep 23 7:00 P.M. San Miguel De Allende, Celebrating in the Heart Of Mexico     NHPBS

Joseph makes his way to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for the annual Fiesta de San Miguel, a celebration in honor of its patron saint.

Sun, Sep 25 9:30 A.M. Maine - Town & Country     NHPBS

Join Joseph on a Maine adventure that uncovers Maine's Town and Country pleasures while focusing on its greatest resource - its people.

Mon, Sep 26 7:30 A.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 2     NH EXPLORE

Part two of Joseph's Mekong River journey through Cambodia and Vietnam finds him in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh where he embarks on a tuk-tuk tour of the city's highlights.

Mon, Sep 26 7:00 P.M. Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond     NHPBS

On his visit to the Canadian province of Ontario, Joseph sets out to prove there's more to the Niagara Peninsula region than world-famous Niagara Falls.

Tue, Sep 27 7:30 A.M. Taiwan Matsu Festival & Islands     NH EXPLORE

Joseph returns to Taiwan to follow in the path of Taiwan's Matsu Pilgrimage, said to be the largest religious procession in the world, and to explore the islands named in the deity's honor.

Tue, Sep 27 7:00 P.M. Cruising The Mediterranean     NHPBS

Joseph climbs aboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner for a Mediterranean cruise adventure.


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