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.

Wed, Jun 19 7:00 A.M. San Antonio's Fiesta - Ole!     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Wed, Jun 19 7:00 P.M. Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Bonjour, Montreal     NHPBS (11.1)

"Bonjour" means good day in French and it is always a good day in the French speaking Canadian province of Quebec, especially in the lively cosmopolitan city of Montreal.

Thu, Jun 20 7:00 A.M. Following the reformation Trail in Switzerland and Germany - Part 1     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Thu, Jun 20 10:30 A.M. Bhutan - Part 2 - Land of the Thunder Dragon     NH Create (11.4)

Joseph's Bhutan adventure continues as he heads east over 14,000 foot mountain passes to the Phobjikha Valley to witness the graceful antics of the rare and endangered Black-Necked Crane.

Thu, Jun 20 5:30 P.M. Bhutan - Part 2 - Land of the Thunder Dragon     NH Create (11.4)

Joseph's Bhutan adventure continues as he heads east over 14,000 foot mountain passes to the Phobjikha Valley to witness the graceful antics of the rare and endangered Black-Necked Crane.

Thu, Jun 20 7:00 P.M. Tokyo, Japan - Celebrating The Past and Present     NHPBS (11.1)

Like every other first time visitor, Tokyo's idiosyncratic pop culture, flashy neon-lights, garish billboards and hoards of people threaten to overwhelm Joseph's sensibilities, yet it doesn't take long for this episode to find its cultural center.

Thu, Jun 20 10:30 P.M. Bhutan - Part 2 - Land of the Thunder Dragon     NH Create (11.4)

Joseph's Bhutan adventure continues as he heads east over 14,000 foot mountain passes to the Phobjikha Valley to witness the graceful antics of the rare and endangered Black-Necked Crane.

Fri, Jun 21 7:00 A.M. Following the reformation Trail in Switzerland and Germany - Part 2     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Fri, Jun 21 7:00 P.M. The Bonin/Ogasawara Islands - A Land Far, Far Away     NHPBS (11.1)

On the Bonin or Ogasawara Islands Joseph is reminded that travel is a treasure hunt.

Tue, Jun 25 7:00 A.M. Eastern Europe's Treasures - From Budapest to Bucharest     NH Explore (11.2)

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.

Tue, Jun 25 10:30 A.M. A San Antonio Christmas     NH Create (11.4)

San Antonio is a festival town and Christmas is a most festive time of year.

Tue, Jun 25 5:30 P.M. A San Antonio Christmas     NH Create (11.4)

San Antonio is a festival town and Christmas is a most festive time of year.

Tue, Jun 25 7:00 P.M. Bhutan - Part 1 - Gross National Happiness     NHPBS (11.1)

Travel is a life-changing experience, though often these changes come when least expected.

Tue, Jun 25 10:30 P.M. A San Antonio Christmas     NH Create (11.4)

San Antonio is a festival town and Christmas is a most festive time of year.

Wed, Jun 26 7:00 A.M. South Korea - A Winter Journey     NH Explore (11.2)

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.

Wed, Jun 26 7:00 P.M. Bhutan - Part 2 - Land of the Thunder Dragon     NHPBS (11.1)

Joseph's Bhutan adventure continues as he heads east over 14,000 foot mountain passes to the Phobjikha Valley to witness the graceful antics of the rare and endangered Black-Necked Crane.

Thu, Jun 27 7:00 A.M. Hungary, Austria and Germany - Sampling the Danube's Delights     NH Explore (11.2)

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.

Thu, Jun 27 10:30 A.M. Taiwan Lantern Festival     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Thu, Jun 27 5:30 P.M. Taiwan Lantern Festival     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Thu, Jun 27 7:00 P.M. A San Antonio Christmas     NHPBS (11.1)

San Antonio is a festival town and Christmas is a most festive time of year.

Thu, Jun 27 10:30 P.M. Taiwan Lantern Festival     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Fri, Jun 28 7:00 A.M. The Cook Islands - Cultural Paradise     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Fri, Jun 28 7:00 P.M. Taiwan Lantern Festival     NHPBS (11.1)

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, Jul 2 7:00 A.M. Peru - The Amazon and Beyond     NH Explore (11.2)

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, Jul 2 10:30 A.M. La Joie De Vivre In Quebec City, Canada     NH Create (11.4)

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

Tue, Jul 2 5:30 P.M. La Joie De Vivre In Quebec City, Canada     NH Create (11.4)

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

Tue, Jul 2 7:00 P.M. La Joie De Vivre In Quebec City, Canada     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Tue, Jul 2 10:30 P.M. La Joie De Vivre In Quebec City, Canada     NH Create (11.4)

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

Wed, Jul 3 7:00 A.M. Armenia - Ancient History and Modern Traditions, Part 1     NH Explore (11.2)

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, Jul 3 7:00 P.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 1     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Thu, Jul 4 7:00 A.M. Armenia - Ancient History and Modern Traditions, Part 2     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Thu, Jul 4 10:30 A.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 1     NH Create (11.4)

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

Thu, Jul 4 5:30 P.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 1     NH Create (11.4)

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

Thu, Jul 4 7:00 P.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 2     NHPBS (11.1)

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.

Thu, Jul 4 10:30 P.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 1     NH Create (11.4)

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

Fri, Jul 5 7:00 A.M. France - Following The Rhone     NH Explore (11.2)

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, Jul 5 7:00 P.M. Uncovering South Korea     NHPBS (11.1)

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, Jul 9 7:00 A.M. Ireland - Coast to Coast     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Tue, Jul 9 10:30 A.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 2     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Tue, Jul 9 5:30 P.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 2     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Tue, Jul 9 7:00 P.M. San Francisco's Changing Neighborhoods     NHPBS (11.1)

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, Jul 9 10:30 P.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 2     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Wed, Jul 10 7:00 A.M. France - Bordeaux     NH Explore (11.2)

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.

Wed, Jul 10 7:00 P.M. Adventures In California's Tri-Valley     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Thu, Jul 11 7:00 A.M. Taiwan's Penghu Islands     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Thu, Jul 11 10:30 A.M. Uncovering South Korea     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Thu, Jul 11 5:30 P.M. Uncovering South Korea     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Thu, Jul 11 7:00 P.M. Surprising Toronto     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Thu, Jul 11 10:30 P.M. Uncovering South Korea     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Fri, Jul 12 7:00 A.M. Portugal - from Porto to Salamanca     NH Explore (11.2)

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.

Fri, Jul 12 7:00 P.M. Ontario's Central Counties - Multi-Cultural Adventures     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Tue, Jul 16 7:00 A.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 1     NH Explore (11.2)

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.

Tue, Jul 16 10:30 A.M. San Francisco's Changing Neighborhoods     NH Create (11.4)

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, Jul 16 5:30 P.M. San Francisco's Changing Neighborhoods     NH Create (11.4)

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, Jul 16 7:00 P.M. Sault Saint Marie, Canada     NHPBS (11.1)

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, Jul 16 10:30 P.M. San Francisco's Changing Neighborhoods     NH Create (11.4)

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

Wed, Jul 17 7:00 A.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 2     NH Explore (11.2)

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, Jul 17 7:00 P.M. Northwest Ontario - Lake Superior and Beyond     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Thu, Jul 18 7:00 A.M. Taiwan Matsu Festival & Islands     NH Explore (11.2)

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, Jul 18 10:30 A.M. Adventures In California's Tri-Valley     NH Create (11.4)

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

Thu, Jul 18 5:30 P.M. Adventures In California's Tri-Valley     NH Create (11.4)

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

Thu, Jul 18 7:00 P.M. Thousand Islands - A Canadian Bi-National Adventure     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Thu, Jul 18 10:30 P.M. Adventures In California's Tri-Valley     NH Create (11.4)

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

Fri, Jul 19 7:00 A.M. Myanmar Irrawaddy River Adventure     NH Explore (11.2)

Myanmar or Burma, by either name, or both are acceptable, exudes an aura of the exotic, mysterious and alluring.

Fri, Jul 19 7:00 P.M. Northeast Ontario - Canada's Canoe Culture and First Nations People     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Tue, Jul 23 7:00 A.M. Christmas Celebrations Around The Globe     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Tue, Jul 23 10:30 A.M. Surprising Toronto     NH Create (11.4)

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

Tue, Jul 23 5:30 P.M. Surprising Toronto     NH Create (11.4)

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

Tue, Jul 23 10:30 P.M. Surprising Toronto     NH Create (11.4)

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

Wed, Jul 24 7:00 A.M. Taiwan Naturally     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Thu, Jul 25 7:00 A.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 1     NH Explore (11.2)

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.

Thu, Jul 25 10:30 A.M. Ontario's Central Counties - Multi-Cultural Adventures     NH Create (11.4)

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

Thu, Jul 25 5:30 P.M. Ontario's Central Counties - Multi-Cultural Adventures     NH Create (11.4)

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

Thu, Jul 25 10:30 P.M. Ontario's Central Counties - Multi-Cultural Adventures     NH Create (11.4)

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

Fri, Jul 26 7:00 A.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 2     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Tue, Jul 30 7:00 A.M. Maine - Town & Country     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Tue, Jul 30 10:30 A.M. Sault Saint Marie, Canada     NH Create (11.4)

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, Jul 30 5:30 P.M. Sault Saint Marie, Canada     NH Create (11.4)

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, Jul 30 7:00 P.M. San Antonio's Fiesta - Ole!     NHPBS (11.1)

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

Tue, Jul 30 10:30 P.M. Sault Saint Marie, Canada     NH Create (11.4)

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.

Wed, Jul 31 7:00 A.M. Thailand - Bangkok and Beyond     NH Explore (11.2)

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

Wed, Jul 31 7:00 P.M. Following the reformation Trail in Switzerland and Germany - Part 1     NHPBS (11.1)

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


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