La Carmina’s new travel TV host demo reel. Female television presenter clips, Travel Channel, Food Network, NBC.

November 10, 2013 at 20:46 | Posted in Press, Videos | Leave a comment
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La Carmina’s new TV hosting reel (2013 clips) is out. Watch her travel TV host reels and work, in Tokyo Japan and worldwide. Appearances include Oddities, Bizarre Foods, Kawaii TV, The Doctors, The Today Show and Fashion TV.


La Carmina ( is a prominent Japan / Goth/ Alt subcultures, travel and style blogger, TV host (Bizarre Foods, Oddities Taboo, Kawaii TV), journalist (Huffington Post, AOL, CNN), coolhunter, and author of 3 food books (Random House, Penguin) — including Cute Yummy Time and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo.
Her influential blog has a passionate following and is featured in major media (New Yorker, LA Times, Washington Post). Journalism work includes: CNN, Huffington Post, AOL, Business Insider. She heads a coolhunting firm that provides consulting and TV hosting/arranging chiefly in Tokyo. She is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School.
La Carmina is flown worldwide to speak and attend events, including press trips to Dubai, Maldives, Eastern Europe, Phoenix, Macau, Mexico, Hong Kong. She has a large online following, with a popular site that she began in 2007. Speeches include Social Media Week, PRSA Travel & Tourism conference, Mediabistro Summit.
La Carmina has years of on-camera travel TV hosting experience (Food Network, Today Show, Travel Channel, NHK Japan, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Discovery, National Geographic, CNN). She also hosts and produces her own travel video series for AOL / Huffington Post.  See her TV reel!
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Female travel TV host, travel blogger, female vacations & girl getaways: La Carmina.

January 4, 2013 at 23:21 | Posted in Press | Leave a comment
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LA CARMINA is top fashion blogger & female travel writer, TV host (National Geographic, Food Network, Discovery), 
of 3 books (including Cute Yummy Time, Crazy Wacky Theme Restaurants), and travel & culture journalist for Huffington Post / AOL and CNN.

New visitor? Start with LaCarmina’s fashion blog and biography page.





Links to La Carmina’s Alt & Goth Travel Guides

See her ongoing travel articles & videos on La Carmina Blog.


Harajuku Tokyo – Gothic Lolita Punk shopping guide
Japanese Goth Industrial – clubs & nightlife guide
Osaka Sweet Goth Lolita – boutiques, metal rocker bars










(and many more to come – view La Carmina Blog for updates!)


** Contact La Carmina (gothiccarmina {at} gmail) — for press trip inquiries, travel TV hosting, collaborations, sponsorships, speaking engagements, appearances and more.
Full info on her biography page.

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La Carmina is a prominent travel blogger, TV host (Travel Channel, Discovery, National Geographic, Food Network, CNN), author of 3 books (Penguin USA and Random House), and travel journalist for Huffington Post / AOL and CNN. (Full details on her biography page.)

Her high-traffic LaCarmina blog focuses on young alternative travel, fashion and subcultures — and has a strong following in social media, blogs and video.

Appearances & press trips include:
– Mazatlan, Mexico (Day of the Dead art and festivities, 3 videos for the tourism board)
– Maui, Hawaii (social media press trip)
– Prague, Berlin and Leipzig (3 videos/articles on underground/youth culture, music, festivals)
– Macau (Galaxy Macau opening)
– Hong Kong (social media week)
– New York (fashion week, speaking at IFB Conference)
– Florence, Italy (top fashion blogger event and culture reporting)
– Phoenix, Arizona (ghost tours, alt culture)

Trip sponsors include: Maui Tourism, Phoenix Tourism, Mazatlan Tourism, Go With Oh, AirBNB, Roomorama, Westin hotels, Kimpton hotels, Orlando Hotel, Yotel NYC, Brooklyn NU hotel, Wimdu and many more.

Media interviews & features include The New Yorker, Washington Post, The Guardian, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, LA Times. See full clips on her Media page.

TV hosting & arranging credits include National Geographic “Taboo,” Travel Channel “Bizarre Foods,” Food Network “World’s Weirdest Restaurants,” Discovery “Oddities”, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Norway TV, NHK (Kawaii TV), Pro Sieben Germany, and CNN. Watch her presenting clips and learn more about her TV production company.

Speeches & appearances 
include New York fashion week (front row at runway shows), Hong Kong Social Media Week, Independent Fashion Bloggers Conference, Luisaviaroma Firenze4Ever (for top style bloggers), Mediabistro Social Curation Summit, PRSA Travel & Tourism Conference.

Travel video series: La Carmina hosts and scripts an ongoing video series, which is published on her site and Huffington Post. She and her professional filmmakers have done many successful showcases where they visit a destination, take part in a tour / press trip, and do a personalized series of blogs, videos and articles about the experience. For example, her Hawaii episode was made with support by the Maui tourism board.

Books & travel journalism: View her articles at CNN Travel and Huffington Post. Learn more about La Carmina’s books.

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