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Heviz/Hungary Medicinal Spa

Posted on August 14, 2016 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (97)

As I recently visited Hungary, I had the unique experience to spend two days in the small town of Heviz, next to the lake Balaton. "The curative Lake of Heviz is the largest biologically active, natural, peat-mud thermal lake of volcanic origin in the world." I could not describe this better, so I quoted from the brochure we got when we entered this beautiful natural thermal lake, also the largest one in Europe.    ...

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Moroccan/Marrakesh Hammam

Posted on January 21, 2016 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (394)

Pictures of this beautiful Hammam Ziani in the center of Marrakesh.

My 3hours treatment included: a Body scrub, a head and body shampoo/rinse, followed by a mud wrap and a good Body Massage. All this for only 350.00 Moroccan Dirham or about €35.00

I liked it and I would recommend it!

Entrance

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Kirchberg Sauna Experience

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (361)

Saunas are well known in Europe and all over the world. I tried and enjoyed many of them already. The one I will talk about now is very close to us, in the new, modern part of Luxembourg city, on the Kirchberg, full of new buildings, hotels, banks and European institutions. The unique architectural building is called "Coque" (eggshell) and I go there to the pool and the sauna about once or twice a month. There are 2 pools, one Olympic size and one smaller, where I normally first swim. Swimmin...

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Hammam Experience in Istanbul. Jan.2nd 2015

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (49)

The first time I tried a hamam was in Morocco a few years ago and it was a fabulous experience; but, I always wanted to try the real Turkish hamam. After all, it originated there. This January when we visited Istanbul, at the center of the city, we found the Cagaloglu hamam which is listed on the book <1,000 Places to see before you die>. The entrance itself is small, but beautiful. After buying our tickets, we were ushered into two sperate sections, men’s and women’s. I we...

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