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Street art, blue skies and fashion in Porto, Portugal!  A hipster travel guide.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/02/porto-portugal-hipster-travels-art-stores/
"Blue skies, Smiling at me... Nothing but blue skies, Do I see." - Ella Fitzgerald As you'll see from the photos in this post, the jazz song seems to have
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A revealing outfit of the day... with cat ears and purple hair! See it on LaCarmina.com +La Carmina 

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/01/cat-woman-cosplay-costumes-catfe-vancouver-cafe/
It's no secret that I'm a cat-lady... so I might as well dress like one! I hope you enjoy this CatWoman-style photoshoot, taken right before New Year's Eve in
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La Carmina's adventures in Angkor Wat, Cambodia! Wearing a Lovecraft gothic top by Disturbia. All fashion details here;

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/01/pub-street-siem-reap-cambodia-bars-nightclubs-food/
Cambodia was one of the most inspiring countries I've visited. I've long been fascinated by Angkor Wat -- and the mysterious temple more than lived up to my
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Happy holidays! Did you get your Xmas shopping done? I got a me-to-me present... come take a look! :)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/12/korea-dog-cafe-shopping-myswear-bespoke-sneakers/
Happy holidays! Tis the season to see friends and family, but don't forget to take a moment to treat yourself too. I got an early "me to me" gift... these
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Bohemian Gothic kimono and ballet skirt! 20+ NEW photos from Angkor Wat, featuring my new lavender hair color :)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/12/le-meridien-angkor-wat-cambodia-5-star-hotel-starwood/
Cambodia has fascinated me for ages. I dreamed of exploring the mysterious temple of Angkor Wat, and experiencing the warm culture I'd heard so much
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Devil horns and Sailor Moon!  My ULTIMATE Gothic holiday shopping guide is up -- along with some life updates :D

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/11/gothic-christmas-presents-hong-kong-hotel-sav-art/
Hello from my colorful home in Hong Kong -- Hotel sáv! As you might recall from this story, I have a "La Carmina room" at this award-winning boutique hotel.
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Guess what  - I'm on a new TV show for Travel Channel! Find out all the info here - plus my latest travels!

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2016/02/karisma-gourmet-inclusive-resort-travel-channel-tv-host/
Welcome to a new edition of my Mexican travelogue. Yukiro and I ate like queens at Karisma Hotels & Resorts... I hope you're hungry, as there are a lot of
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2016 is already becoming a year of globe-trotting! I spent the first half of January at the sunny Karisma El Dorado Royale in Mexico. My travels are
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Morocco road trip and travel video -- let's do it! My friends and I continued our journey from Marrakesh to Essaouira, where we relaxed in the beach town and
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20+ photos that show why Lisbon, Portugal ROCKS! Here's why this city has become one of my favorites in all of Western Europe.

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/12/lisbon-portugal-hipster-travels-restaurants-shops/
I finally visited Lisbon, Portugal... and kicked myself for not doing so sooner! I loved the city so much that it's now one of my top three favorites in all of
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Adventures in VIETNAM! We had our own pirate boat and sailed around the Ha Long Bay dragon islands... Enjoy!

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/12/vietnam-halong-bay-boat-cruise-tours/
No Instagram filters needed, when you're traveling in Ha Long Bay. The humidity naturally gives you a blurred vignette effect. Vietnam remains one of my
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I ate at Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine in Hong Kong - where everything looks like the #kawaii cat! Don't miss this post :)

http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/11/hello-kitty-dim-sum-gudetama-restaurant-hong-kong-sanrio/
Yet another reason you should drop everything and travel to Hong Kong... there's now a Hello Kitty dim sum restaurant! At Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine,
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Gothic alternative fashion blogger, travel pop culture TV host, author, journalist, coolhunter, PIRATE.
Introduction
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