Turkish baths go back centuries, far into the Ottoman Empire. They are a sauna of sorts and very popular for relaxing. One doesn’t necessarily have to leave the United States to visit a Turkish bath, they can be found in NYC. While hesitant about the public nature of a such a place, I’m quite excited to discover a working Turkish bath to try.
One spa treatment, however, that I will not be indulging in is a Fish Pedicure. I stumbled across this article today and was interested when the article mentioned Turkey and disinterested when it involved sticking my feet into a tub of water for tiny fish to feast on my dead skin. Yelch.