Canadian Geographic



Insider advice from our travel expert on the best bathing experience­s in the world

“THERE MUST BE QUITE a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.” How very true this line from Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar is, especially as the chill of autumn approaches and winter follows on its heels, preparing to lock us in its icy embrace. Still, Ms. Plath — would it not have been possible to be more specific about exactly what kind of hot soak is the best? As former head concierge at the St. Christophe­r Hotel, I always endeavoure­d to provide guests with precise informatio­n — which is what I’ve done here with my guide to the three best bath experience­s in the world: Finland’s saunas,turkey’s hammams and Japan’s onsens.

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