"I tried a jimjilbang yesterday. It's called Seoul Zimzilbang, in Toronto. The wet areas are gender segregated, so the hot tub, cold tub and steam room are all nude zones. You are given a t-shirt and shorts to wear in the…"
"I'm going to be in Kansas City Mo for vacation with my husband. We live about 100 miles from there. Does anyone know of a Spa there that they could recommend. I want a place I can get a scrub -has many pools to soak in - steam…"
"I've been to two banyas. My favourite of the two is called Steamul Sauna, in Mississauga, Ontario (west of Toronto). They have two Russian saunas, one at 85C and one at 100C, a dry, Finnish sauna, and a Turkish steam room.…"
"Just don't be like one of those guys that makes things worse for himself by wearing swim trunks in the spa. Seriously. We're all guys here. No need to be embarrassed or ashamed of how you look. You'd miss out on a fully relaxing and…"
"Drew, there's really no rule book out there. The first time I went to a banya, I was a bit hesitant myself. Sweatlodge is a great place to try it out. Everyone was really helpful. I think the regulars knew it was my first time, and gave me…"
"I have been to a place called Red Square in Chicago (formerly called Division St. baths), which, from what I have heard, is very similar to the Sweatlodge, except Red Square has a separate woman's facility as well. Mostly Russian was spoken…"
"You can find "Onsen" everywhere in Japan. When I was growing up there as a kid, we took a trip to Hakodate and enjoyed bathing and relaxing there. Although in reality, its hard to go wrong with a bath house in Japan. …"
"I will have to second Everything that Stephen has said about the Chicago Sweatlodge. I frequent this place at least once a month, and I went for the first time about a year ago. It is a rare to find a place where it is perfectly normal to be barely…"
"one of my favorites from the Edda -
'Brothers will battle to bloody end,
and sister's sons their sib betray,
woe's in the worlk, much wantonness;
[axe-age, sword-age- sundered are shields -
wind-age, wolf-age, ere the world…"
"Definitely Agincourt for me as well!
After Agincourt, the French cut the fingers off of every English Longbowman they could find. To this day, the English show off their two shooting fingers at the French ('Up Yours!') in defiance."
I thought it would be polite to introduce myself before diving headlong into the heart of the community.My name is Simon O'Brien, I hail from Hampshire in the UK.I am the very proud father of three beautiful daughters and have a Grandson and a Granddaughter.I ride an old V-twin motorcycle in all weathers and almost every day of the year.I have studied Wado-Ryu Karate for nearly 25 yearsI play guitar (as the song says 'Strictly rhythm, I don't want to make it cry or sing')Other than that I work…See More