The only problem is no one told me I would be spending a significant portion of it naked! Slovakia is not well known for health and wellness tourism, but it really should be! The focus on health and wellness in Slovakia moves far beyond the expensive luxury treat as it is seen in most of the western world, and is far more culturally ingrained here.
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And honestly, nothing really shocks me anymore. Since I already know being naked is a requirement, I try to be slick and book an p. I figure nobody will be there late on a random Saturday night, but boy, am I wrong.
Your day at the spa should begin a week or so previously, so you can arrange a day off from work — weekdays are much less busy — and book the treatments you want at the times you want. They offer all manner of massages and facials, but I insist that you get a body scrub, which is an experience to say the least. If you just want to spend the day hanging out in the pools and hot rooms, then there are day passes are available for walk-ins, but, like I said, you want to get the scrub.
But the narrow minded spirit that comes from being raised in a straight-laced religious Christian household is hard to dispel overnight. Image via Unsplash. That being said, I remember the very first time I went naked at a German sauna as clearly as if it happened yesterday.
I have been in this spa twice and I can not recommend it enough. I had two amazing aestheticians so Warning: you might want to spend your whole time shopping at their reception area, which is stocked
Yes, the took our towels away. Photo: iStock Source:Whimn. When it comes to beauty treatments, I have a pretty high threshold for pain and uncomfortable encounters.
And so, even with centuries of history behind them, these rooms can inspire sweatier palms than foreheads. Luckily, editors Scott and Rebecca are here to help. According to Scott, many guys try and prove their toughness by staying in as long as possible or trying to outlast their friends in the sauna.
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