The Soaking Life

The Pursuit of Health, Good Food and Hot Water

March 6, 2013
by Anne Tourney
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Rudas Bath: An Ancient Tradition of Soaking in Budapest

Featuring Guest Blogger Krisztina Fazekas Our tour of Hungary’s geothermal springs continues with another guest post by Hungarian photographer and writer Krisztina Fazekas. Krisztina visited the Rudas Bath in Budapest to bring us these stunning images of the spa. You can … Continue reading

September 18, 2012
by Guest Blogger
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Exploring Budapest’s Grandest Spa

We are very pleased to present a guest post by Krisztina Fazekas, a gifted Hungarian photographer whose work we featured in a previous post. You can view more of Krisztina’s  photographs at her website, Erre-Arra.  On a day of record high … Continue reading

December 8, 2011
by Anne Tourney
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Sulfur: The Divine Stink

To some of us soaking enthusiasts, the infernal stench of sulfur dioxide doesn’t remind us of pitchforks, hellfire or rotten eggs, but of pain and tension seeping out of sore muscles and joints. We associate the rich, earthy smell of … Continue reading