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La Carmina
Works at LaCarmina & the Pirates
Attended Columbia University
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Gothic fashion in Singapore! An alternative guide to this Asian metropolis ;)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/07/singapore-hipster-travel-guide-cool-neighorhoods/
If you've been following my Instagram, you'll know that I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Singapore! The city is known for having big malls, indoor
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NEW blog - featuring BABY Goths, and me in a Victorian mourning dress!
 
Baby goths, cyber goths and more... 20+ photos of fashion at Whitby Goth Weekend! Plus reviews of the bands and more.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/whitby-gothic-weekend-market-concerts-music-events/
I'm pleased you enjoyed my first report from Whitby Goth Weekend 2015! It was my first time at this massive British alt music and culture festival, and the
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Photo diary from Whitby Goth Weekend -- fashion and music, including concert photos of Glam and Gothic bands! Enjoy :)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/whitby-gothic-weekend-market-concerts-music-events/
I'm pleased you enjoyed my first report from Whitby Goth Weekend 2015! It was my first time at this massive British alt music and culture festival, and the
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Hong Kong travel video  - colorful stories about the local food, rituals, Chinese New Year, and more! From +La Carmina of www.lacarmina.com

https://youtu.be/QV87_1kPmzY
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Guess what... I have my own "La Carmina" hotel room, at the new Sav Hotel in Hong Kong! See how I decorated it with my Pirate crew -- AND watch our latest travel video!

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/sav-hotel-hong-kong-art-theme-rooms/
Remember when my team and I went to Hong Kong twice, to participate in the opening of Hotel sáv? At last, I can unveil the colorful fruits of our labor: 1)
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Harajuku girls and the cutest Tokyo fashion -- new photos and videos from +La Carmina !

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/kokokim-tokyo-cute-shopping-fashion-tv/
Tokyo remains the cutest place on Earth -- and there's no better place than Harajuku for fashion inspiration!  Wouldn't you like to follow along with me in
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Hippie Goth look of the day... in #Singapore !
From Andy Warhol suites to youth malls, my travel guide may surprise you:

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/07/singapore-hipster-travel-guide-cool-neighorhoods/ #travel  
If you've been following my Instagram, you'll know that I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Singapore! The city is known for having big malls, indoor
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They have the alternate "Vertical Farms" in Singapore, grows more and costs less per square foot and is located in the city

They are servicing all nearby markets and restaurant's with "Fresh Grown" herbs, spices and vegetables!

Very nice foods you shown, now I am hungry again! lol!
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Baby goths, cyber goths and more... 20+ photos of fashion at Whitby Goth Weekend! Plus reviews of the bands and more.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/whitby-gothic-weekend-market-concerts-music-events/
I'm pleased you enjoyed my first report from Whitby Goth Weekend 2015! It was my first time at this massive British alt music and culture festival, and the
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Have you watched our #HongKong #travel video yet? Featuring fun footage of me exploring Hong Kong's food, art, Buddha statue and cute shops!

https://youtu.be/QV87_1kPmzY
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Travel blogger La Carmina has her own, theme room in a new Hong Kong hotel! See how she decorated it, and watch her new travel video featuring Chinese New Year celebrations.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/sav-hotel-hong-kong-art-theme-rooms/
Remember when my team and I went to Hong Kong twice, to participate in the opening of Hotel sáv? At last, I can unveil the colorful fruits of our labor: 1)
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20+ photos of Harajuku girls, Tokyo pop culture and more! Plus a video :)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/kokokim-tokyo-cute-shopping-fashion-tv/
Tokyo remains the cutest place on Earth -- and there's no better place than Harajuku for fashion inspiration!  Wouldn't you like to follow along with me in
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So much cute #Tokyo fashion in this new post!

Plus, find out what a "day in the life" looks like for me, in my TV profile on Fashion One Networks (which airs in 120 countries!) See it at....

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/kokokim-tokyo-cute-shopping-fashion-tv/ #kawaii #japan  
Tokyo remains the cutest place on Earth -- and there's no better place than Harajuku for fashion inspiration!  Wouldn't you like to follow along with me in
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I enjoyed watching your video

Since you into cute check out YouTube
 "The Hunt for Pikachu" had me laughing!

Also youtube "emmymadeinjapan" gets me grinning, quite the character eats fad foods from all over the world

Generally I watch tech and music vids and I admit I like Hatsune Miku for both those reasons shhh! lol

Nice blog, good advice about location for stay, I do hope to get to Japan one day, hopefully for tours through the robotics and Sony games room on the top level if possible, and maybe catch a concert there, although all my favorites and I myself are not getting younger lol!
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Occupation
GOTHIC LOLITA † HARAJUKU JROCK VISUAL KEI † Tokyo Japan Goth fashion blogger. Coolhunter. Travel TV host & fixer. Author of Jpop books. Travel journalist. Pirate. ARR. http://lacarmina.com
Skills
tv hosting, travel, fashion blogging, tv production coordinating, japan tv fixing, coolhunting, travel blogging, travel video,
Employment
  • LaCarmina & the Pirates
    TV host & production coordinator, present
    La Carmina has appeared on CBS The Doctors and The Today Show, and co-hosted the Japan episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. NHK Japan filmed two documentaries about her work, including “Kawaii TV.” Recent TV hosting and fixing credits include Food Network, National Geographic, Pro Sieben, Fuel, Discovery Channel, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Norway TV (NRK), Mexico Tourism Board, and CNN. La Carmina hosts, writes, arranges and field produces her own travel TV show for Huffington Post / AOL and Business Insider. She runs a TV arranging/consulting company, La Carmina & The Pirates (http://www.lacarmina.com/pirates) that specializes in shows about travel, subcultures and Asia. The Pirates also provides coolhunting and consulting on Japanese street style, underground culture, and more.
  • The Huffington Post
    Travel journalist, video presenter, present
    La Carmina reports on alternative travel, trends, culture and fashion around the world. She is always traveling for her work in TV, video and writing, and has several exciting trips to new destinations coming up. See her work at www.LaCarmina.com
  • La Carmina
    Pirate Mistress, present
    My LaCarmina blog (http://www.lacarmina.com/blog) has evolved over the years, from a focus on Japanese Gothic street style to first-hand reports on alternative culture and fashion worldwide. At the moment, I travel constantly (usually with my professional film team); we capture videos, photos and stories of all things spooky. Recent adventures include: pirate boating in the Maldives, sci fi architecture in Dubai, lip-sewing clubs in Prague, bagel head saline inflation in Japan, and Hello Kitty clothes in Hong KongI also work consistently as a TV host for various networks; I just appeared on Discovery Channel's Oddities and filmed an episode about extreme body modifications with a German TV network. You can see my TV presenting clips here: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/bio
  • Random House
    Author
    Author of Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (Random House: stories of Japanese theme cafes, like maids, vampires, cats and ninjas). More info and to purchase her books - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/books
  • Penguin Books
    Author
    Author of Cute Yummy Time (Penguin Books USA: about character bentos and food decoration) More info and to purchase her books - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/books
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www.lacarmina.com
Previously
Vancouver, BC - Tokyo - New York - Los Angeles
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Travel & fashion TV host, subcultures journalist, Gothic Lolita Punk Japan blogger ~ www.lacarmina.com
Introduction
LA CARMINA is a travel, fashion & culture TV host, production arranger and coolhunter, journalist (AOL Huffington Post, Business Insider, CNN Travel, Sunday Times UK), and author of 3 books -- including Cute Yummy Time (Penguin) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (Random House). She’s well-known for her fashion, travel & subcultures blog, and coverage of bizarre body modifications, especially Japanese bagel heads.

Her popular LaCarmina blog on alt travel, spooky fashion and Japan subcultures has been featured in major media (New Yorker, Time, Washington Post, WWD). 

La Carmina & The Pirates, her coolhunting firm, provides trend consulting, translation and TV fixing chiefly in Tokyo. She is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School.

TV hosting work includes: Travel Channel “Bizarre Foods,” Discovery TV “Oddities”, National Geographic “Taboo”, Food Network “World’s Weirdest Restaurants”, “The Doctors,” “Today Show,” Fuel TV, CNN. Full biography and TV reels here.

She and her professional film crew travel the world, shooting videos about global alternative lifestyles and culture.

TV presenting reels, bio, photos and more at http://www.lacarmina.com

† Follow La Carmina’s "glam Goth” adventures on her spooky blog
† EMAIL: gothiccarmina (at) gmail
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Please check out my site www.lacarmina.com - daily updates with spooky fashion, makeup tutorials, alternative travel, nightcrawling and more!
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My Scottish Fold, Basil Farrow, is possibly the cutest cat ever! His adorable photos and story: http://www.basilfarrow.com
Education
  • Columbia University
  • Yale Law
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La Carmina, LaCarmina