Category: Lifestyle

Dress up your Summer Table
Post

Dress up your Summer Table

Breakfasts on the terrace, dinners in the open air, lunch in the shade of the garden… Summer invites you to share meals and relax around the table with friends and family, and you can make the most of it by preparing a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere, including everything from the tableware to inviting decorative details...

5 July, 20211 July, 2021by
Scents of summer
Post

Scents of summer

There are smells that evoke memories. Aromas that we associate with a home, a person, a stage of life, a particular place, a time. The smell of the salty sea, of tropical suntan oil, of nature, of flowers, of sensual nights… Scents that transport us to summer, to a time of the year when citrus...

24 May, 202120 May, 2021by
Decorate your terraces and balconies to enjoy a living house
Post

Decorate your terraces and balconies to enjoy a living house

This past year we have discovered that a terrace or a balcony is a real treasure. Whatever size or shape, with the good weather coming, it’s now time to decorate your outdoor spaces and really enjoy them. Casa Viva, the home decoration store on the 2nd floor at illa Carlemany – the center of Andorra...

24 May, 202120 May, 2021by
For a change of scenery, come to Andorra
Post

For a change of scenery, come to Andorra

Nature is one of Andorra’s great assets and attractions. And while it can be enjoyed in different ways all year round, now, with the arrival of the good weather, the many routes through its incomparable landscapes are particularly enticing.  Andorra has three national parks: the Sorteny Valley, the Comapedrosa Valley, and the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley. These...

17 May, 20213 May, 2021by
And with the pandemic, the tracksuit returns
Post

And with the pandemic, the tracksuit returns

Inevitably, lockdown and teleworking – which have meant a lot of time spent at home for most of us – have brought us a greater appreciation for the tracksuit. This item of clothing, largely shunned by the big fashion brands, has made a comeback during the pandemic because of our quest for comfort. Designs, functionality...

10 May, 20212 May, 2021by
Dress comfortably and environmentally friendly
Post

Dress comfortably and environmentally friendly

It’s quite shocking when you look at the uses, customs and artefacts of underwear that have been worn throughout history, especially by women. Often, depending on the morality of the time, they were designed more to highlight and hide parts of the body rather than for hygienic or protective use, and always from the male...

3 May, 20212 May, 2021by
Books for Sant Jordi
Post

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!
Post

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
The cold and the skin in winter
Post

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
Take care of your body, at illa Carlemany
Post

Take care of your body, at illa Carlemany

While this year’s gatherings around the table won’t have been as extensive as usual due to Covid-19, there would have still been some excess during meals. Now it’s time to return to a more orderly routine, a more balanced diet, and more physical activity. Time to burn off the kilos gifted us by the Christmas...

11 January, 202129 December, 2020by