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MY DAY AT A RUSSIAN SPA by Ashley’s Footprints

MY DAY AT A RUSSIAN SPA

When life gets tough, a spa is where I go to relax and forget about life for a few hours. Whether it’s having a swim in one of the pools, detoxifying in a steam room, or destressing with a full body massage, nothing beats a good spa day. When I think of a spa, rarely […]

Legal highs, Review by LUXX, The Times

It’s authentic, unexpected and will leave you buzzing so hard you’ll want to book the whole place for your next birthday party

“And then it happened, the weird but natural high, a mind-expanding, worry-numbing, explosive exhilaration that surges through your being all the way to your core. It’s authentic, unexpected and will leave you buzzing so hard you’ll want to book the whole place for your next birthday party”. — Read full article here

Extreme Beauty: Would you try a Banya? by HARPER BAZAAR

Extreme Beauty: Would you try a Banya?

The traditional Russian treatment is making waves on the London spa scene, but are you brave enough to do it? If you haven’t heard of a Banya, then listen up because it is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after spa experiences in the capital. What is a Banya? Originating in Russia, the Banya is […]

Etcetera – Banya No.1: ‘all you need is a good thwacking at a traditional Russian spa’

All you need is a good thwacking at a traditional Russian spa

Down the glass steps is Banya No. 1, a secret spa that will whisk you away from London. A “banya” is a traditional Russian bathhouse dating back hundreds of years. On arrival, Nathalie gives me a tour, taking me to the new private Taiga suite. Designed for groups of around ten visitors, the green, leather, high-backed chairs that…

Secret London – We Got Hit With Twigs And We Liked It! What Went Down At London’s Finest Russian Spa

London’s Finest Russian Spa

What do Justin Bieber, Kate Moss, Bridget Jones and Jamie Laing all have in common?They’ve all enjoyed getting hit with hot birch, oak and eucalyptus twigs by a lovely semi-naked Russian man at the Banya No.1 Russian Bath Club near Old Street.
We were greeted with towels and an extremely flattering felt hat and, once we’d…

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