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Siesta

12 Things The World Can Learn From Spain

El Huffington Post | Margarita Lazaro | Posted 08.26.2014 | World

If there’s a tradition that Spain can pass on to the world, and that the world has already begun to embrace, it is the siesta. The importance of res...

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 | Home

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.