By Megan PeeblesPublished Mar 07, 2019 08:53:54As we head into summer, many of us are starting to think about our bathing habits, and while we can definitely choose to stay indoors or get some exercise, it's important to keep in mind that sun bathing is no substitute for having a bath.And that's the case for most people.As the title says, sun bathing has been around for centuries, but until now, l...
A “sun bath” is a popular bathing spot in Japan and China, in which people lie on a bed with the sun shining on them and a fan blowing in the background.
It’s a popular way to cool off.
But is it safe?
The World Health Organization says yes, but not everyone is comfortable with the idea.
Al Jazeera’s Tom Balmain reports from Tokyo.