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Toasted buns: A first-timer on why you should go naked this summer

LABSN Editor’s Note: It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but found this article and thought it was written in such a down-to-earth manner I wanted to post it.

https://thespinoff.co.nz/summer/12-01-2022/toasted-buns-a-first-timer-on-why-you-should-go-naked-this-summer

BBC – Travel – Why Germans love getting naked in public

LABSN Editor’s Note: This is a short history of the nudist culture in Germany, which some say is the birthplace of today’s nudist movement.

“Free-body culture” promotes harmony with nature, and today some Germans sunbathe nude, strip down to play sports and even hike in the buff.

Source: BBC – Travel – Why Germans love getting naked in public

The beginning.

LABSN Editor Notes: What a refreshing viewpoint this new blog is. Well worth subscribing to.

Naked Kate

How Abbey caves changed my life.

A year and a half ago a chance encounter in a cave changed my life forever. Some may say it was pure chance, or good fortune, that brought us together that summer’s day in New Zealand. Others may say it was fate, the gods or the universe. Personally, I like to believe it was meant to happen and we were fated to meet. But who really knows? One thing I am certain of is that no matter what made it happen, I am bloody glad it did!

The story starts back in 2016, in a salvation army second hand shop in Queenstown, N.Z. I’m with my friend, Trinity, an American from Bend, Oregon. We work together in an Italian restaurant in town. Both on working holiday visas, living the dream in N.Z, on extended holidays. Working dead end jobs only when we have to…

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Purists v partiers: the battle between two popular nudist resorts | Life and style | The Guardian

LABSN Editor’s Note: I thought this Guardian newspaper of London captured the contrast between the two camps of nudists.

One of Florida’s oldest and most staid communities, Lake Como, and nearby Caliente Club struggle with being misunderstood – and with each other

Source: Purists v partiers: the battle between two popular nudist resorts | Life and style | The Guardian

Why Germany′s nudist culture remains refreshing | Meet the Germans | DW | 06.06.2018

LABSN Editor’s Note: This article appeared on the DW.com/meetthegermans website in 2018. I thought it had some interesting information, especially about the history of FKK in Germany. By-the-way, DW.com has a wonderful English language station. There’s internatiional news, culture, and art programs.

From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany’s nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It’s still strong enough to inspire a change of attitude for Berlin-based expats.

Source: Why Germany′s nudist culture remains refreshing | Meet the Germans | DW | 06.06.2018

Naked Truths: The Downsides

LABSN Editor’s Note: I just found Nude In Canada blog and enjoyed the writer’s style and ideas. Hope enjoy them also.

 

There are seemingly an infinite number of benefits to being a naturist.  Positive body image, increased self confidence, reduced stress, improved sleep, it goes on forever.  I have touched on all o…

Source: Naked Truths: The Downsides

The Many Considerations of Skinny-Dipping | Outside Online

LABSN Editor’s Note: Here’s a very reasonable response to a young lady’s question on skinny dipping.

 

I am 18 and just graduated from high school. This summer I’m working as a counselor at a sleepaway camp that I attended as a kid.

Source: The Many Considerations of Skinny-Dipping | Outside Online

How I got naked in front of strangers at the nation’s second-oldest nudist resort in Littleton — The Know

LABSN Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting article about a women’s first time experience at a nudist resort.

 

The Mountain Air Ranch bills itself as a family nudist resort. It was founded in 1935 for the purpose of Social Nudity, which means that you can be naked in a relatively public setting without infringing upon the privacy of others who don’t want to see your bits.

Source: How I got naked in front of strangers at the nation’s second-oldest nudist resort in Littleton — The Know

I Went to a Nudist Festival for Millennials – VICE

LABSN Editor’s Note: Here’s a quick read, but has some good insight into why some people are naturists.

To find out what young people get out of being naked.

Source: I Went to a Nudist Festival for Millennials – VICE

Introducing the Real Nude Beach: A Body-Positive Photography Project

LABSN Editor’s Note: Since Felicity Jones closed down the Young Naturists America blog last year, she has started a personal blog on “naturism, censorship, topfree equality, body image and other fun topics.” Here’s one of the first she posted and the follow-up interviews can be found on her blog.

 

Introducing The Real Nude Beach: A Body-Positive Photography Project by Felicity’s Blog. We photographed & interviewed people at Gunnison this summer – here’s why!

Source: Introducing the Real Nude Beach: A Body-Positive Photography Project