Award-winning travel journalist Joseph Rosendo explores the world's treasures - from stateside destinations in Montana's Glacier National Park and California's wine country to exotic locales in Europe, the Philippines and Malaysia. During his journeys, Rosendo provides cultural insights and useful information for making viewers' travel dreams a reality, while also encouraging conscientious travel, believing it has the power to connect disparate cultures.
Travelscope Previous Broadcasts
Madhya Pradesh, India - India's Rural Heart (Episode #313H)
KQED Life: Tue, Dec 10, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. In the city of Indore he joins the crowds for the Diwali Festival - a celebration of good over evil and the glory of light.
Madhya Pradesh, India - The Heart of India (Episode #312H)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 9, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Joseph begins his adventure in India's capital, Delhi, and then makes a pilgrimage to the ancient Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho with their erotic life-affirming 1,000-year-old carvings. His journey of discovery draws him from rural villages to palace ruins.
Williamsburg, Virginia - America's Historic Triangle (Episode #311H)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Travelscope traces America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia. Yet, this adventure covers more than the past as Joseph kayaks the Chickahominy River, sails on a four-masted schooner past modern-day ocean-going vessels and partakes of the area's family fun.
Guatemala - Seeking The Past In Tikal and Yaxha (Episode #310H)
KQED Life: Thu, Dec 5, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Joseph combines the legendary with the natural when he explores Guatemala's Mayan legacy at the temples of Tikal and Yaxha and then discovers the wonders that wait at the El Quetzal Biotope Nature Reserve.
Guatemala - The Maya of the Western Highlands (Episode #309H)
KQED Life: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Joseph visits the ancient Spanish colonial capital of Antigua before climbing volcanoes and heading into Guatemala's Mayan highland villages for hard bargaining in the local markets, a leisurely visit to a coffee plantation and a weaving lesson on a traditional back-strap loom.
Italy - Friuli Venezia Giulia - Italy's Hidden Region (Episode #308H)
KQED Life: Tue, Dec 3, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Joseph embarks into the little known region of Friuli Venezia Giulia on the Slovenian border where a multi-cultural heritage thrives. He straps on his helmet before hoping a Vespa for a two-wheeled tour through the region's wine country where he meets generations of winemakers and their fellow Dionysian devotees.
Papua New Guinea - Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World (Episode #307H)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 2, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Joseph heads to Papua New Guinea's remote highlands for cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen and then journeys to the Sepik River for a tropical rendezvous with the ancient people of its riverside villages.