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Goth Alice adventures, at a tea room in Manchester, England! Find out how I did my makeup & hair in this new post :)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/07/alice-wonderland-tearoom-manchester-gay-district/
Where am I? And even... who am I? The answer seems to vary every day -- but for this post, you can call me Alice in Wonderland. During my Manchester stay, I
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NEW outfit post, featuring the coolest #Steampunk boots ever!
Plus tons of Gothic, Lolita and Victorian photos.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/07/wave-gothic-treffen-leipzig-steampunk-boots-goths/
As much as I travel, I can't be everywhere at once. This year, I sadly wasn't able to make it to Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig (the biggest Gothic festival in
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NEW Hong Kong travel video - featuring  Chinese New Year, the big Buddha statue, art malls, and my THEME ROOM at Hotel Sav!

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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See you in Singapore, Bali and Tokyo - where I'm shooting a new Travel Channel television show! All the news here, and please let me know your travel tips :)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/06/hongdae-karaoke-kpop-makeup-travel-channel/
Over the past weeks, I've been giving you hints about my next Asian destinations. The photo above is probably the biggest clue of all! (That's the Prince of
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I met RuPaul's drag queens in Iceland! Here are photos - and see the swimsuit I wore in the Blue Lagoon spa!

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/05/blue-lagoon-iceland-swimsuit-restaurants-reykjavik/
Iceland's peculiar culture and apocalyptic landscapes have always stirred my imagination. I was curious to find out -- what is the island of Bjork really
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Vampire Steampunk! La Carmina's adventures at Whitby Goth Weekend, including concert reviews and costume snaps.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/05/whitby-goth-weekend-fashion-steampunk-goths/
Thousands of Goths came out to play... at Whitby Goth Weekend 2015! (Above -- ran into steampunk designer/model Kato Steamgirl, and Derek Brown of the band
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I can't wait to be in MOROCCO! Plus two other countries... Find out my next destinations in this new post :)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/07/tippling-club-restaurant-raffles-hotel-singapore-sling/
Ah, there's no skyline like Singapore. I'm still catching up on posts from my recent trip to Asia (I was in Tokyo to filming with Travel Channel TV, and also
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Purple hair and Victorian Goth fashion... See what everyone wore to Whitby Goth Weekend!

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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Honored to be profiled in a TV episode, on FashionOne!
Enjoy these Tokyo fashion photos, including cute Lolita girls...

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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A guide to the best new Goth bars in Japan, including DecabarZ with Dj SISEN! Plus a Suspiria horror themed bar...

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/05/decabarz-japan-underground-club-bar/
One of the most frequent questions I get is: "Where are the Goth clubs and parties in Tokyo?" Over the years, I've covered events and compiled all the best
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The Smiths fans, you'll love this post about Manchester Goth / Punk music! I visited famous JOY DIVISION locations and more... Don't miss these photos!

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/05/joy-division-music-tour-manchester-smiths-morrissey/
I'm wearing Joy Division tights, and posing like Morrissey -- in Manchester, England! For years, I've wanted to make a pilgrimage to this British city, which
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I went to a #Barbie cafe in Taipei! Plus photos of cute shops and bars in Taiwan.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/04/barbie-restaurant-taipei-theme-cafes/
Where can you find the world's most bizarre theme restaurants? Japan still has the most madcap ones, but Taiwan is coming in at a close second. While in
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Gothic alternative fashion blogger, travel pop culture TV host, author, journalist, coolhunter, PIRATE.
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La Carmina is a professional alternative Japan Goth Cute fashion and subcultures blogger, travel TV host, author of 3 books (Penguin USA and Random House), designer and journalist for Business Insider, AOL Travel / Huffington Post.

BLOGGER & JOURNALIST: Her popular blog - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog - has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, LA Times). She is a travel and pop culture journalist for CNN, Huffington Post, AOL and Business Insider. She was one of the world's top fashion bloggers to be flown to LuisaViaRoma's Firenze4Ever in Italy, in 2011 and 2012. La Carmina  presents and produces a video series filmed worldwide with her professional crew; destinations include Bangkok, Budapest, Maldives, Abu Dhabi.

AUTHOR: Her books include Cute Yummy Time (about decorating food to look adorable) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (maid cafes, cat cafes, vampire and ninja restaurants). La Carmina is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School. More: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/books

TV HOST: La Carmina has appeared on The Today Show and co-hosted an episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. Recent TV fixing, hosting and arranging credits include Food Network, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, NHK Japan, Norway TV, Fuel,  Discovery, Pro Sieben, National Geographic, and CNN International. ** TV HOSTING REEL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66w1YOg9HK0

TRAVEL SHOW: She hosts, writes, arranges and field produces a "Coolhunting America" travel TV show for Huffington Post / AOL. La Carmina travels and scouts out underground attractions and bizarre subcultures, starting with Wisconsin. First episode - http://t.co/9JAgu3J

COOLHUNTER: She runs a trend consulting / TV hosting and Japan production arranging company: La Carmina & The Pirates. The crew specializes in Cool Japan, cosplay, Goth, burlesque, LGBT, Jpop fashion, music, art and youth subcultures. (http://lacarmina.com/pirates)

TV HOSTING REELS, press clippings + full bio: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/bio
WEBSITE - http://www.lacarmina.com/
Add her on INSTAGRAM - http://www.instagram.com/lacarmina