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Get in shape!
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Get in shape!

This year’s summer holidays have been a bit strange because of covid-19, but that hasn’t stopped us from giving into the temptations of ice cream, beer, paella and dinners beneath the stars, albeit in small groups of family or friends. And like every other year, when the summer reaches its final stretch and everything returns...

14 September, 202025 August, 2020by
Meritxell, the national holiday of Andorra
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Meritxell, the national holiday of Andorra

Each year on 8 September, Andorra celebrates the festival of Nostra Senyora de Meritxell (Our Lady of Meritxell), the patron saint of the valleys of Andorra, and therefore the Principality’s national holiday. In the Catalan-speaking areas, the Christian celebration of 8th September is popularly known as the festa de les marededeus trobades, a festival of...

7 September, 202025 August, 2020by
Happy Pills, a sweet proposal at illa Carlemany
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Happy Pills, a sweet proposal at illa Carlemany

Happy Pills —with a name suggestive of the effects of its products— is the sweets shop at the illa Carlemany shopping centre, Andorra’s centre. Located on floor 2, this isn’t just any sweets shop. The concept here is completely different from that of a conventional shop of this type. This is a special place. For...

31 August, 202025 August, 2020by
After work drinks at illa Carlemany
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After work drinks at illa Carlemany

Here in Andorra it’s very common for people to head over to a bar or café for a drink after work, yet one variation that we’ve inherited from the Anglo-Saxon culture is after-work socialising, specifically with the people from work. This custom has been typified in different US TV series, where a bar becomes the...

28 August, 202025 August, 2020by
Getting ready to go back to school
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Getting ready to go back to school

Without a doubt, the coronavirus confinement changed the end of the school year and will condition the upcoming year. Nevertheless, families must still get ready for the return to school in September. illa Carlemany, Andorra’s centre, has shops with absolutely everything you need. Beyond clothing, autumn footwear and sportswear, you’ll also find school supplies, books,...

24 August, 202018 August, 2020by
Enjoying Andorra’s evenings with dinner at home on the terrace
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Enjoying Andorra’s evenings with dinner at home on the terrace

With the coronavirus lockdown, real estate experts warn that the criteria have changed when it comes to choosing a home, whether for rental or purchase. More than ever before, a terrace has become a treasure, enabling occupants to enjoy the outdoors without ever leaving home. It is also a feature to be taken into account...

17 August, 202010 August, 2020by
Breakfasts and snacks at illa Carlemany: mouth-watering!
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Breakfasts and snacks at illa Carlemany: mouth-watering!

All under a single roof, the illa Carlemany shopping centre houses a vast and assorted selection of fashion and accessories shops, as well as a wide range of restaurants and cafés. Located on floors 0 and 2, cafés and restaurants of different styles are affordable to all and cover every meal of the day: from...

10 August, 202010 August, 2020by
Sunglasses: from necessity to fashion accessory
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Sunglasses: from necessity to fashion accessory

Sunglasses are like flowers in spring, an unmistakable sign that we’re at the height of the season. Yet when it comes to selecting them, there is one essential feature that must be taken into account: the quality of the lenses. Beyond the aesthetics, sunglasses must fulfil their primary function: protecting us from the sun. Hence,...

3 August, 20203 August, 2020by
Healthy hair in the summer
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Healthy hair in the summer

In the summer, our hair constantly faces environmental aggressions, particularly because of exposure to the sun, dry air, sea salt and chlorinated pools. Often, the hair gets burnt, suffers changes of texture, becomes brittle or loses its colour. To prevent this from happening, you need only follow a few simple bits of advice, like wearing...

27 July, 202024 July, 2020by
The must sees of Andorra!
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The must sees of Andorra!

Andorra is widely known as a tourism destination country for many reasons, yet one of its main claims to fame is the Caldea spa complex, which is located just steps away from illa Carlemany, in the parish of Escaldes-Engordany. After the coronavirus closure in Andorra, both the illa Carlemany shopping centre and Caldea have applied...

20 July, 202017 July, 2020by