Travel films & programs



Learn the ins and outs of train travel in Europe with Distant Lands rail agent Susan Hickman. Topics will include itinerary planning and choosing individual tickets or rail passes.

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.


Slide show

Mort Loveman will present "A Camera for All Seasons With Nikon."

When, where: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills.

Admission, info: $1 for Beverly Hills residents; $2 for others. (310) 285-6840



Experts offer tips on gear, clothing, nutrition and more for winter campers.

When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Manhattan Beach, 1800 Rosecrans Ave., Suite E.

Admission, info: Free. (310) 727-0728


Field class

Archaeologist Daniel McCarthy will lead participants on an ancient path that provides a glimpse into the life of indigenous peoples through pictographs and petroglyphs.

When, where: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pilot Travel Center, Palm Springs

Admission, info: $60, (760) 367-5535 or



Experts will offer tips for women interested in traveling alone. Topics will include advantages and concerns about solo travel and tips on health, safety and lodging.

When, where: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hostelling International, Santa Monica

Admission, info: Free, RSVP to (310) 393-6263.

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