Thermal - Saunas, Hot Springs & Baths
From Chronicle Books.
A visually driven celebration of bathing culture around the world, featuring more than 150 photos plus healing rituals and calming practices for daily life.
Full of breathtaking photography and engaging stories, THERMAL is a celebration of the places, traditions, and mythologies surrounding the healing benefits of heat. Featuring more than 50 faraway locations—from an ancient holy hot spring in Turkey to a cozy sauna on a snowcapped ridge in Alaska, plus pools, tubs, and more—these pages overflow with idyllic landscapes and wanderlust inspiration.
Sprinkled throughout are simple practices for incorporating the restorative powers of heat, steam, and water into daily life, including rejuvenating bath recipes, healing steam rituals, and herbal remedies that encourage well-being at home. In an elevated, tactile package that evokes wellness, serenity, and escape, THERMAL will appeal to outdoor enthusiasts, travelers, and anyone with a spirit of adventure.
ON-TREND: A natural extension of the self-care movement, bathleisure is all the rage. This book celebrates bathleisure by exploring bathing cultures around the world, and presenting accessible rituals as a means to find balance and tranquility. In our increasingly digital world, people are craving a slower pace of life, with more time spent outside and less time in front of a screen. This book speaks to that widespread desire to pause, prioritize self-care, and experience the beauty of the world.
RESPECTED AUTHOR: Lindsey Bro has years of experience in the outdoor space, having started @CabinLove on Instagram back in 2013 Adhering to the author and @CabinLove's aesthetic sense, THERMAL is perfect for this audience that dreams of escaping to distant places, immersing themselves in nature, and living a quieter life.
BEAUTIFUL GIFT: In a photo-driven package that evokes both self-care and wanderlust, this gorgeous book is a lovely gift for wellness enthusiasts, armchair travelers, and adventurers. Alongside crystals, smudge sticks, candles, and souvenirs from faraway places, THERMAL readers can display this beautiful book on a shelf or coffee table.
- Avid travelers and armchair travelers
- People looking to incorporate self-care and healing practices into daily life
- Mind/body/spirit enthusiasts
- Fans of saunas, hot springs, baths, onsens, hammams, and the like
- Design/architecture aficionados
- People who bought CABIN PORN, SHE EXPLORES, MOON BATH, or RITUAL BATHS