Bobbing for apples. A woman bather eats an apple in the hotspring. Photo: Youth.cn.

Hot pot: Holiday bathers at Chinese spa help themselves to ‘forbidden’ fruit

Resort introduces ‘fruit bathing’, reportedly popular in Japan and South Korea, but internet users question the hygiene of eating warm apples and oranges washed in communal bathwater

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Bobbing for apples. A woman bather eats an apple in the hotspring. Photo: Youth.cn.
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Celine Ge

Celine Ge

Celine Ge is a Hong Kong-based business reporter with the Post chasing after news on consumer and services companies. She studied journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University before attending King’s College London for a masters in international political economy.