Get away from the crowds packed into Dubrovnik's Old City and explore ruins that reflect the ancient Illyrian civilization. Your guide is an author, winemaker, cosmologist and expert on the Illyrian mysteries that are so vital a part of Croatia's history.
(c) Richard Friedland
Parkour anyone? How about a Dirty Dash? A raft trip on a river flowing through a city, or a sunset kayak tour? A smorgasbord of urban adventures are waiting for you and here's where to find them.
Adventurer and survivalist Bear Gryllis has joined ZOZI. To celebrate, ZOZI has teamed up with Bear, GoPro, Gerber and some 80 local merchant partners to give away 100,000 free local adventures and gear. The freebies are going fast, but it's not too late.
ZOZI offers flash sales of adventure trips and one-of-a-kind activities.
Bear Grylls, most known for his "Man Vs. Wild" series on the Discovery Channel, also has the United Kingdom-based Bear Grylls Survival Academy. Here's where to find some survival training tips from the academy's lead instructor.
Hiking in the wilderness, mountain biking on singletrack, rock climbing and fly fishing, then soaking in a natural hot springs. Steamboat Springs, Colorado, has it all.
© Lois Friedland