Monthly Archives: August 2012

Weird and dangerous sports around the world

By Sergio González | 12:07

“Do you like the speed and tactics of basketball? Do you enjoy a soccer match so much as to become a hooligan? Well, this isn’t for you. Today we are talking about the weirdest sports in the world, dangerous and crazy as the imagination of their creators. When thinking about Canada, the first sport that […]

Best fitness apps? More than calorie counters

By Sergio González | 10:07

What makes Fitness Pal one of the best fitness apps in its community? Very supportive and active, you will always find someone facing the same challenges that you do. When commited to a huge weight loss, every nutritionist agrees that support is the key to achieve your goal. Fitness Pal features a free calorie counter in […]

Paralympics 2012 dates and data

By Sergio González | 15:10

“The practice of sport is a human right” “Any form of discrimination […] is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement” “To enable Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and inspire and excite the world” These quotes show clearly that International Paralympic Committee and movement were born with the spirit of highlighting athlete’s achievements and […]

Walter, NH Linate manager and rugby coach for kids

By Sergio González | 11:11

  Walter shares his commitment to the hospitality industry with us from NH Linate, a business accommodation in the heart of the commercial area in thriving Milan. Used to building up teams and making things work, this friendly Italian father applies his skills to his true passion: coaching Sereno Rugby, a club for kids under 12. […]

Olympics now and then

By Sergio González | 13:28

  Origins. From Olympia 776 BC to London 2012 Several classical historians tried to put togheter lost stories of the first gods running and wrestling each other to be claimed master of Mount Olympus but the way Olympic Games came to life was even obscure to ancient Greeks. Until 776 BC, the year the Oracle […]

Urban adaptation

By Sergio González | 12:35

  We are defined by our ability to adapt. The only specie in our planet that inhabits and thrives in any single climate and surface are us humans. Cities haven’t stopped growing since 20th century and today are our main environment. As we grow surrounded by concrete and neon lights instead of farm-animals and clean […]

The beach version

By Sergio González | 10:15

The king of sports played on the beach may forever be beach volleyball. Exciting to watch and easy to play even if you’re not into sports, just a net, a ball and some friends is everything you need. And swimwear -which is actually the official uniform, despite huge criticism from some players and conservative countries. […]

Madrid 2020 unfolds its charm in London

By Courtney Imel | 10:15

Once London 2012 has kissed the world good bye, the Casa de España is still dreaming with the joy and excitement lived at the competitions and hoping these feelings will be reborn in a new different place. Somewhere more familiar to Spaniards and with a wonderful climate. Aiming to spread and boost the condition of […]

Golf, a hole-in-one story

By Sergio González | 11:13

The real origins of golf are still unveiled and may remain covered forever. We tend to think everthing was discovered in archaeology by 19th century adventurers, but the truth is new excavations and studies go on everyday changing former axioms into pretentious mistakes. Golf is claimed to have been born in 13th century Netherlands, where […]

NH Day Global Winners

By Courtney Imel | 9:30

On Thursday August 2nd we had the opportunity to celebrate NH Day on our Global Edition Facebook page where users had the chance to win hotel nights in Buenos Aires, Berlin, Amsterdam,  Rome,  Madrid & Barcelona every 45 minutes from 11:00 am to 5:00pm. Participants could win one of six stays for one night in a double room, with […]