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Books for Sant Jordi
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Books for Sant Jordi

As Sant Jordi – or St. George’s Day – approaches, booksellers and literary critics publish their lists of recommended titles. They serve as useful guides when it comes to choosing a genre or particuar book for Sant Jordi, whether it’s a gift for someone, or for yourself! From illa Carlemany, on the advice of Llibre Idees,...

19 April, 20219 April, 2021by
Get in shape for summer at illa Carlemany!
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Get in shape for summer at illa Carlemany!

Along with the good weather, comes the rush to shed those extra kilos we’ve put on over winter. Our heads are in our hands when we realise we need a size bigger in clothes or find we can’t fit into our swimming trunks. As we all know, the solution is a healthy diet and, especially...

12 April, 20219 April, 2021by
Which are the best wines?
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Which are the best wines?

Even if the label tells us that a wine is a reserve, organic, or from a particularly renowned vineyard, this still doesn’t guarantee that it will be better than another wine, all things considered. Indeed, there are additional aspects that determine which wines will be better, or more suitable for specific occasions. There are also...

5 April, 20211 April, 2021by
Enjoy Andorra at Easter
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Enjoy Andorra at Easter

Discovering and rediscovering Andorra, at different times of the year, means you can see the country in different ways. While russet and yellow colours highlight nature when autumn arrives, and white replaces them as winter comes, everything changes when spring is here. Now, still covered with a thick base of snow, there’s no doubt that...

29 March, 202124 March, 2021by
Paint your spring with colour at illa Carlemany
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Paint your spring with colour at illa Carlemany

Spring is here! And although the warm weather won’t come overnight, the days are getting longer, the ritual of changing the clocks is approaching, and it’s time to banish the monotonous blacks and greys from the wardrobe. At illa Carlemany, the centre of Andorra, the shop windows are full of the atmosphere of spring and...

22 March, 202126 February, 2021by
Travelling through coffee, in the Nespresso store at illa Carlemany
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Travelling through coffee, in the Nespresso store at illa Carlemany

The pandemic has just about brought mobility around the world to a standstill, and caused many people’s wanderlust to fade. To counter this, we can take refuge in films, books, and also in the aromas and flavours of the Nespresso “Word Exploration” coffee collection. You can find it at the brand’s one and only store...

15 March, 202128 February, 2021by
14 March, Constitution Day in Andorra and one year of the pandemic!
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14 March, Constitution Day in Andorra and one year of the pandemic!

On 14 March, Andorra celebrates the ratification by referendum of its Constitution, an event that marked a turning point in the recent history of this small country. That’s why 14 March is one of the four public holidays on the calendar when everything must close, although it is the only one of these four dates...

8 March, 202128 February, 2021by
A great Father’s Day plan, at illa Carlemany
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A great Father’s Day plan, at illa Carlemany

The 19th of March is Saint Joseph’s Day, a traditional feast day that heralds the arrival of spring and which in Catalonia is also Father’s Day. And just as it comes around every year, so does the dilemma of what to give… What gift will make dad feel the warmth of the family, what would...

1 March, 202128 February, 2021by
The cold and the skin in winter
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The cold and the skin in winter

It’s a well-known fact that winter affects the whole body, including the skin. Certain parts of the body are especially exposed to the weather: in particular, the hands, cheeks, lips, and part of the neck. These are the areas most sensitive to the cold and must be taken care of. Moisturising the skin every day,...

22 February, 202126 January, 2021by
Check it out: sales on winter sports gear at illa Carlemany
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Check it out: sales on winter sports gear at illa Carlemany

There are always advantages to shopping at illa Carlemany, the centre of Andorra, but even more so during the sales season. And while before Christmas there were already great discounts on clothing, footwear and accessories, from 12 February you’ll also find reduced prices on winter sports gear. Shops such as Peak Performance, Salomon, Haglöfs, The...

15 February, 202126 January, 2021by