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Hammams of Old Damascus: Back from the Dead

Sami Moubayed | Posted 06.13.2016 | World
Sami Moubayed

The fabled Turkish baths of Damascus, or hammams, have been the subject of literature and film for decades. Not too long ago, they were a prime touris...

Jai Courtney Ran Into Shailene Woodley At A Very Unexpected Place

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.16.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Jai Courtney shared with HuffPost Live that he recently ran into his "Insurgent" co-star Shailene Woodley in an unexpected location -- a Turkish bath....

Hookahs and Hamams in Istanbul

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.21.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The people you meet here tend to treat you like a special celebrity guest. Especially in cities, the rush of daily life feels like Paris or New York. I remember rain turning the city's alleys into wild rivers.

Relax This Weekend: A Spa For Every Budget

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sometimes the free shoulder massage after a $10 manicure just doesn't cut it. Or maybe you've had a stressful week or it has been a fall full of work...

Turkish Delights in Istanbul: 2010 European Capital of Culture

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Terry Kelhawk

I can't think of any place in the world where the crossroad of cultures is more apparent than in Istanbul, a 2010 European Capital of Culture.