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London’s Best Beauty Treatments – Review by The Handbook

Russian Banya No.1

Tired of London and you’re tired of life, the saying goes. Feeling a bit lacklustre about your newfound freedom? This Russian Banya experience will reignite your passion for the city (and all its… eccentric offerings) while conveniently making it feel like you’ve escaped to Moscow. Added bonus, it’ll pep you up for any events filling […]

What is a Banya?! INTENSE Russian Spa in London! Video review

Video Review from Roaming Rebecca

Banya No.1 – Russian bathhouse experience! In the middle of Hoxton is a traditional Russian spa, or Banya. But it’s not like a regular spa. I know you wouldn’t think you could feel like you’ve been transported to the woods of Siberia in the UK…but I promise you, you can! Video review from Roaming Rebecca:

Good health has never been so tasty

Kombucha

Kombucha has taken the health industry by storm, quickly becoming the preferred drink of yoga enthusiasts and businessmen alike. The lightly fizzy drink is now the perfect substitute for sugary beverages. While Kombucha has become more popular, there are still a few surprising facts lurking behind those colourful labels. 1. Kombucha can help you lose […]

All About the Russian Banya

Andrei Fomin

It’s a Russian Banya week at Pushkin House and I had an amazing opportunity to speak to “Young Pushkin” Madeleine Cuckson about my mission to bring Banya to the world. In this podcast we talk about the history of Russian banya in London – how it was brought by Jewish immigrants from Russia in 19th […]

Super tea will boost your power and happiness

Sea Buckthorn tea

Sea buckthorn berries have been used in traditional medicine for centuries and they are well known as a super-powerful food containing a high number of vitamins, protein, antioxidants, minerals and fibre. Sea buckthorn is one of the most nutritious and vitamin-enriched foods in the world. This tiny yellow-orange berry is approximately one-third of the size […]