This weekend I was stripped naked, poked, pulled and prodded into submission. No I didn’t spend a night in the slammer, I went to King Sauna, a Korean day spa, for a body scrub and a “relaxing” massage. My mom told me it would feel like heaven, but if that’s heaven, I’m scared what hell would be like. At one point, the massage involved my hair getting repeatedly pulled. But to be fair, my skin now feels incredibly soft and all the dry skin that had been building up on my body during the cold winter months is gone. My boyfriend says I’ve been tenderized. In addition, all the different hot tubs and saunas were pretty cool. I especially liked the cold Ice Room and walking over the hot stones in the Herbal Steam Sauna.
King Sauna has a real restaurant with an extensive menu, but after spending three hours at the spa, my mom and I decided to grab a snack from the juice bar and go home for dinner. Upon my friend Ellie’s recommendation, we got the Roasted Eggs (eggs roasted in their shells over hot stones, $2 for 3 eggs). MORE »