The search of the perfect Finnish sauna may seem like huge – yet enjoyable – task, but novelist Reif Larsen took on the challenge and wrote about it for the GQ magazine.

During his stay, Reif visited a total of 18 Finnish saunas and met a number of local sauna experts and entrepreneurs, and attended the World Sauna Forum in Jyväskylä.

So get ahold a cup of warm, settle down to your favorite spot and read about Reif’s experiences about how meaningful the sauna experience is for the Finns, his adventures in Finnish lakeland and a visit to one of the Time magazine Top100 places in the world:

In Search of the Perfect Sauna

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