Work With La Carmina
Press + TV appearance inquiries
E-mail Carmina (gothiccarmina - att - gmail) if you are interested in TV appearances, expert commentary, consulting, Japan production fixing/arranging, interviews, photoshoots, collaborations, etc.
La Carmina is happy to discuss sidebar and footer ads, in-text links, showcasing brands, products, services in sponsored posts or event appearances, spokesperson gigs, and other advertorials.
For rates and details, please email (gothiccarmina ATT gmail)
She has teamed up with various brands on travel/fashion/lifestyle sponsorships, which she showcases and promotes on her blog, social networks, journalism outlets and TV shows to a targeted audience in the millions.
Trip sponsors include: Maui Tourism, Miami Tourism, Montreal Tourism, Go With Oh, AirBNB, Roomorama, Kimpton hotels, Orlando Hotel, Yotel NYC, Brooklyn NU hotel, Eurail and many more.
Media interviews & features include BBC, 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, filmed internationally and published on her site, Business Insider and Huff 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 Maldives episode was made with support by resort Gili Lankanfushi.
Books & travel journalism: View her articles at Business Insider, CNN Travel and Huffington Post. Learn more about La Carmina's books.
La Carmina is a popular underground culture & travel blogger, TV host and coordinator (Travel Channel, Food Network, CNN), author of 3 books (Penguin USA and Random House), and journalist for Business Insider, AOL Travel / Huffington Post. She's flown worldwide for press trips, speeches and appearances.
She’s well-known for her coverage of underground Goth fashion and extreme body modifications, especially Japanese bagel heads. 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. Her TV coordination company (http://lacarmina.com/pirates) worked on numerous shows about extreme body mods.
Her popular alt culture/travel blog - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog - has a passionate online following and is featured in major publications (The New York Times, Washington Post, WWD, Cosmopolitan, Vogue Italia, LA Times). She is a journalist for CNN, and Huffington Post / AOL, where she writes about underground travel and culture. La Carmina wrote 3 books about bizarre Jpop culture for major publishers (Random House, Penguin USA). Speeches and appearances include Hong Kong Social Media Week, NY Fashion Week, and PRSA Travel & Tourism conference.
All press clippings are found here. Read Carmina's full bio and watch clips here.
Hire La Carmina
TV host, Tokyo fixer, Japan promoter & trend consultant
Carmina runs a coolhunting / trend consulting / TV hosting / touring and arranging company: La Carmina & The Pirates.
Credits include: Travel Channel, Food Network, CNN, Fuel / Discovery, National Geographic, Pro Sieben, Canal Plus, NHK Japan and more.
Click here to learn more, see resume and work with the Pirates.
Twitter - Follow me. I Tweet about Asian pop culture oddities and kawaii/fashion/Visual Kei news, in addition to blog post alerts.
Facebook - Join my group and writer page. Also friend my Scottish Fold cat Basil Farrow
Instagram - Personal iPhone images of travel fashion and earless cats
Tumblr - Daily snaps and inspiration. I also have a Spanish Tumblr.
YouTube - Carmina's popular channel has thousands of subscribers. Videos include a travel TV appearances, Tokyo nightcrawling videos, fashion tips, and the world's most kawaii kitty.
Pinterest - Alt spooky fashion, travel, design inspiration.
Blog - Daily posts and photos on Japanese Goth/Lolita/Punk subcultures, travel, and all things morbid-meets-cute. My Scottish Fold cat also has a blog.
LA CARMINA TV hosting reel
includes CNN, Oddities, Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, Pro Sieben Germany, The Doctors, Today Show.