The Cook Islands - Cultural Paradise
joseph rosendo's travelscope

While "paradise" is a word freely bantered about in the travel world, the Cook Islands is a traveler's paradise. With its turquoise waters, sugar white beaches, colorful history, special island lifestyle and a homegrown welcome beyond belief, it is a genuine breath of fresh air in a universe of travel-brochure hyperbole. During Joseph's visit to Rarotonga and Aitutaki, the Cook's most popular islands, he enjoys "tourist attractions" that choose to educate visitors as well as entertain them. Joseph discovers that by offering the visitor authentic experiences in their beautiful land, the Cook Islanders are able to protect their heritage from commercial exploitation and perpetuate their cultural wealth by passing on their legacy to future generations. Along with its scenic treasures the people's cultural focus makes the Cook Islands a special Pacific island visit.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 903

About 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.


Watch Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope - Clips, Episodes & Previews


Future Broadcast times for "Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope": (show all)

Tue, Apr 23 7:00 A.M. Southern Ethiopia - Tribal Lands and Primeval People     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Apr 23 10:30 A.M. Land without Limits - The Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Apr 23 5:30 P.M. Land without Limits - The Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Apr 23 7:00 P.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 1     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Apr 23 10:30 P.M. Land without Limits - The Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada     NH Create (11.4)
Wed, Apr 24 7:00 A.M. Northern Ethiopia - Ancient History and Spiritual Present     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, Apr 24 7:00 P.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 2     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Apr 25 7:00 A.M. Land without Limits - The Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, Apr 25 10:30 A.M. Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, Apr 25 5:30 P.M. Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, Apr 25 7:00 P.M. Maine - Town & Country     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Apr 25 10:30 P.M. Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, Apr 26 7:00 A.M. Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival     NH Explore (11.2)
Fri, Apr 26 7:00 P.M. Thailand - Bangkok and Beyond     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Apr 29 7:00 A.M. Dreamin' California's Coast - Malibu to Big     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Apr 30 7:00 A.M. San Miguel De Allende, Celebrating in the Heart Of Mexico     NH Explore (11.2)


NHPBS Over-the-Air Broadcast

WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham

WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton

WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

Cable and Satellite Channels


NHPBS Five Channels

NHPBS - 11.1

NH Explore - 11.2

NH World - 11.3

NH Create - 11.4

NH Kids - 11.5

Learn More


NHPBS NHPBS Passport Passport

Mr Bates vs The Post Office | Episode 1
This Old House | E18 | Glen Ridge Generational | Vintage
Ask This Old House | E18 | Shade Sod, Rocky Canyon Rustic | Ask This Old House
Alice & Jack | Episode 1
Nolly | Episode 1
Antiques Roadshow | LSU Rural Life Museum, Hour 3
History with David Rubenstein | Jeffrey Frank
Menus-Plaisirs - Les Troisgros | Menus-Plaisirs - Les Troisgros
Austin City Limits | ACL 9th Annual Hall of Fame Honors Trisha Yearwood
Great Performances | George Jones: Still Playin' Possum
Nature | Patrick and the Whale
NOVA | Building the Eiffel Tower
Finding Your Roots | Mean Streets
Local, USA | In the Bubble with Jaime
Gospel | Gospel's Second Century
Reel Midwest: Homegrown | Episode 4
GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ROAR: The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers | ROAR: The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers
Independent Lens | Racist Trees
POV | Brief Tender Light
America's Test Kitchen | Multicooker Perfection
All Creatures Great and Small | Episode 7
Miss Scarlet & The Duke | Episode 6: The Fugitive
American Masters | HOPPER: An American love story (ASL + Audio Description)
Next at the Kennedy Center | Cynthia Erivo & Friends: A New Year's Eve Celebration
CHILDREN IN CRISIS: The Story of CHIP | CHILDREN IN CRISIS: The Story of CHIP
America ReFramed | By Water
Funny Woman | Episode 1