The Infrared Sauna Is Not a Weight Loss Tool
The spas that market them that way are getting a little too bold.
You're Smarter Than That
There's No Such Thing as 'Sweating Out Toxins'
"Doesn’t smelly sweat mean something evil is leaving my body?"
I Ate a Big, Sweaty Whopper at a Finnish Burger King Sauna
If want to experience a unique, exhilarating kind of nausea, this sauna can be temporarily yours for $270.
I Soaked in Coffee-Flavored Hot Springs and a Sweet Potato Sauna in Taiwan
The Chuan Tang Spring Spa Hotel features pools flavored with coffee, tea, milk, lemongrass, and Chinese herbs, giving me the feeling of being slowly cooked in a vat of chicken broth.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
This Burger King Has a Dine-in Sauna so You Can Sweat While You Eat a Whopper
The sauna is apparently big enough for 15 people, and is perfect for work events, birthdays, or anything else you want to gather people in a Burger King sauna for.
The Things I See Working at a French Sex Sauna
Locked G-strings for men, French celebrities, and husbands using flashlights to check if the guys having sex with their wives are wearing a condom.
Anonymous, as told to Tristan Chafouin
I Went to a Bathhouse to Figure Out Why Bathhouses Still Exist
The naked man sitting across from me has slicked-back hair and Ric Flair's skin. I am trying to figure out the appeal of the Hastings Steam & Sauna.
This Is What a Night in North London's Top Swingers' Sauna Is Like
It's surprising how quickly you get used to a hefty stranger's hairy balls dangling in front of your face.
I Steam-Cleaned My Vagina
I hovered over a pot of hot water filled with special herbs for almost half an hour, because sometimes your vagina needs to get pampered.
Can We Make Gay Bathhouses Cool Again?
Business hasn't been great for bathhouses lately. But Dennis Holding, the 75-year-old president of the North American Bathhouse Association, has a plan to get young gay men off Grindr and back into steam rooms.
There's Still Something Mythical About Small-Town Finland
Five photographers traveled to Kainuu in Northeast Finland, the birthplace of the <i>Kalevala</i>, and explored the mythology through contemporary photography. I called up one of the guys, Aapo, to chat about the project.
I Went to a Retreat for Young British Nudists
After a youth of accidental, drunken nudism, I decided to see what the movement was actually all about and headed to a Young British Naturist's retreat at the Clover Spa & Hotel.