Angel Castellanos will discuss European travel skills, including sightseeing strategies, eating like a local and traveling with a smartphone.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Veteran travelers will offer tips on planning, budgeting, lodging, transportation, packing and other topics for first-time visitors.
When, where: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hostelling International Travel Store, 1434 2nd St., Santa Monica.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 393-3413.
Anthropologists will lead this two-day field class on the ancient people whose lives were defined by the landscape of what is now Joshua Tree National Park.
When, where: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Oasis Visitor Center, 74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms.
Admission, info: $110. (760) 367-5535.
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