Monthly Archives: January 2023

London’s best spas inspired by overseas wellness traditions by National Geographic

Over the course of human history, many civilisations have drawn on the power of steam and bathing to relax, relieve pain and remove bodily toxins. This science was incorporated into sacred ceremonial practices involving hot springs and sweat lodges, others — including those influenced by the Roman and Ottoman empires — made communal bathing a […]

The best affordable spas in London by Condé Nast Traveller

Banya No.1 thermal experience

To counter the hustle and bustle of hectic city life, London has a wealth of affordable spas where you can switch off, unwind and recharge. Whether you want to soak in soothing hot baths, have an all-natural facial, be thwacked by birch twigs or float in a sensory deprivation pod, these are some of the […]

Best Hangover Cure in London

What are the benefits of visiting Banya No.1 after a long Bank Holiday weekend? The detoxifying effects of a banya session can work wonders for removing all the toxins as you sweat in the steam room and then immerse yourself in the cold water. We advise multiple shorter sessions in conjunction with continued rehydration. What’s […]