Taiwan is an island country of 23 million people and the majority of them live in a handful of cities. When they seek to leave their hectic urban life behind they escape to their countrys villages, mountains, forests, and islands. Joseph returns to Taiwan to visit the Penghu Archepeligo in the Taiwan Straits, a chain of 64 isles and islets; 20 inhabited, and 50-minutes by air from the capital of Taipei. He explores the main and outer islands historic and natural attractions and enjoys summer fun... [see more] in the sun on the Tropic of Cancer while also continuing to learn about and experience Taiwans cultural heritage. Along the way, he discovers yet another side of Ilha Formosa the beautiful isle of Taiwan.
Joseph Rosendos Travelscope scours the globe for the very best in travel opportunities for its viewers. Whether its places close to home, like this seasons series of shows on Ontario, Canada a province larger and more varied than much of Europe or far-flung adventures such as Taiwan by rail or always-surprising South Korea, Joseph is forever on the hunt for the unusual, the inspirational and the authentic.