First-time jjimjilbang: how to visit a Korean bathhouse
Traditional bathhouses are an essential part of contemporary Korean culture. Literally 'heated rooms', these jjimjilbang (찜질방) are where locals come to unwind, hang out and engage in a whole host of health and beauty rituals that go far beyond a quick soak. A Korean bathhouse attracts grandmas and young couples alike. Read up on the towel techniques and Korean bathhouse etiquette to experience your first-time jjimjilbang visit like a local.