"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…"
"Ah yes, Budapest baths are great. Which baths are you describing? Rudas? I was there in 2003 and enjoyed it a lot. It seemed to be very traditional, attended mostly by Hungarian guys at their daily routine. When I was there, it was men only every…"
"I was at a conference in DC so I followed advice from this site and checked out Spa World. Really nice place, big, clean. I still think the best part is lathering up and rinsing off on the little plastic stool Japanese-style; completely…"
"I dont know if i can agree with the "men is the protector" role. Dont get me wrong i neither think men or women are expendable. But when it comes to beeing protector women protect their family as much if not even more then man. Mothers are…"
"One of the down sides of Internet is that when you post something, you can't be sure it's gone when you erase it. And it is a down side. A teenager posts a goofy picture of herself she'll be horribly embarrassed by later…"
""excuse me,, Ma'am? Does this cloth smell like chloroform to you?"
Just ask her dude, Nut up and just flat out ask her out on a date. Just have a plan for what you'd like to do before hand. Ask her specifically to…"