Sheila Stone will share her journey discovering the sights and sounds of Japan.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Hostelling International will conduct a travel workshop on how to explore Europe by rail, including classes of service and high-speed trains.
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (310) 393-9913, Ext. 3104.