Southbank Rooftop Sauna

I was unbelievably excited to find out that the Southbank Centre had installed a Finnish sauna on their roof this winter as part of their year long exploration into Finnish culture. A Finnish sauna (so a proper hot sauna) and a rooftop view of my favourite part of London - tick and tick!! So on … Continue reading Southbank Rooftop Sauna

Banya No.1 – London’s Russian Spa

Banya No.1 is a traditional Russian spa, located on Micawber Street, a 5 minute walk from Old Street tube station. RBJ and I were invited by Banya No.1 to enjoy an afternoon at the spa, accompanied by a traditional "parenie" and scrub treatment. Having never been to a banya before, I had no idea what … Continue reading Banya No.1 – London’s Russian Spa