Archive for Category: "Spa"

15Aug
2010

Shot of the Week

Murder in Antarctica? Not quite. Antarctic terrain is heavily shaped by volcanic activity. Guides and researchers dug shallow pools near the ocean to allow the water under the sand (heated by the volcanic heat below the land) to mix with the near-freezing ocean water, creating a natural hot springs. At 30 below, we stripped and bathed. –Tara for TKGO

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12Apr
2010

Chicago’s Korean Day Spa

Flying to Asia to explore beauty ideals may be Jessica Simpson’s thing, but you can do it in Chicago, too. We spent the better part of this past Saturday tucked away in the unassuming, far-flung Korean day spa, Paradise Sauna. At the urging of our friend Adryanna, who had visited a Korean spa while in, well, Korea, the three of us made our way (El, bus, walk a block) to Albany Park. That’s not to say it took much prodding […]

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