Do you know how to foil pickpockets when you're on the road? And why you should ask for a room on a hotel's upper floors?
Several sessions this weekend at the festival focus on travel.
On Sunday, a panel called "Strange Travels" will be moderated by L.A. Times Travel editor Catharine Hamm. The discussion will feature Joshua Foer of AtlasObscura.com; Laurel Moglen and Julia Posey, who co-wrote "111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss"; and Times travel writer Christopher Reynolds. Noon at the Travel & Wellness stage.
Other travel-themed sessions at the festival include "The Educational Travel Boom" panel at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, the California Bucket List at 2:15 p.m. Saturday and a performance by the TSA Chorus at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Info and schedule: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books