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Siesta

The Myth Of The Spanish Siesta

nytimes.com | JIM YARDLEY | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Dipping into a bucket filled with Mahou beers, Jorge Rodríguez and his friends hunkered down on a recent Wednesday night to watch soccer at Mesón Vi...

Death Of The Spanish Siesta?

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.19.2012 | Business

It is not just Americans who are enjoying less leisure time these days. Spanish workers are also making sacrifices. The siesta, a time-honored afte...

Summer for Dummies: How to Beat The Heat When You're 50+

Mel Walsh | Posted 07.29.2012 | Fifty
Mel Walsh

Some days I think I am no smarter than your average roadside weed. That's because every year, come summer, I have to re-learn ways to stay cool and comfy when the temp goes over ninety.

Are Spain's Long Lunches Under Threat?

AP | By DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 11.15.2011 | Food

MADRID -- Day after day, Spanish chef Jesus Lopez serves up treats like a steaming stew of red beans with spicy chorizo sausage and bacon chunks. And ...

The Siesta Phone Call

Bant Breen | Posted 08.03.2011 | Business
Bant Breen

Could we ever incorporate an idea like siesta into the US working day? Could we set aside our five-hour energy drinks for a nap instead?

Spain Holds First-Ever Siesta Contest

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID (AP) - Spaniards are snuggling up with pillows and stuffed animals amid the din of a suburban shopping center in what is being billed as the co...

The Wisdom of Napping for Health and Longevity

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

A long-time tradition in Latin countries, a siesta is a great way to jumpstart the second half of your day. Famous nap enthusiasts have included some of the best minds in history.