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La Carmina
Owner of La Carmina blog ( and travel TV fixing and consulting company La Carmina & The Pirates
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About me

La Carmina ( is an alternative Asian travel, Goth fashion, food & culture blogger, travel TV host (for shows like Taboo, Bizarre Foods, Offline, Oddities) and author of 3 books. Her award-winning travel blog - - has a passionate worldwide following, and she has been profiled in major media (The New Yorker, WWD, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, LA Times). She's a travel journalist for Airbnb Magazine, The Daily Beast, Fodor's, Business Insider, Yahoo, CNN, AOL and Huffington Post, and hosts travel TV shows for Discovery, National Geographic, Food Network, Travel Channel and more. LaCarmina is a TEDx speaker, was profiled by publications like The New York Times, and received a Lowell Thomas travel writing journalism award from SATW Foundation - Society of American Travel Writers.

La Carmina and her professional filmmakers have done many successful travel influencer showcases internationally, including in Jordan, Japan, Prague, Miami, Maldives, Dubai, Hong Kong and Cape Town. They work with tourism boards and companies around the world, and their videos get 500k views. La Carmina recently project managed 200 travel writers on contract and wrote nearly 700 travel articles for Touring Bird, a new travel site by Google Area 120. See more #lacarmina and @lacarmina on social media.

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Why did you join the community?

I'm a full time travel blogger at and travel video/TV host. I work with various tourism boards and companies, as an influencer and writer. Guest speaker at Travel Massive Romania, at Experience Bucharest 2017.

What is your favorite travel destination?

I can't name one, but loved the Maldives, Bali, Iceland, Morocco, India, and of course Hong Kong and Japan (one of my main focuses on my LaCarmina travel blog)

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Easter Island is at the top of my list, and I'd love to finally see South America - Argentina, Peru, Brazil.

What was your first travel job?

I started my La Carmina blog, and as it grew, I got more chances to travel and work as a brand ambassador, television host, travel writer and digital influencer such as Instagram campaigns.

What do you want to learn more about?

Always keen to meet others and keep up to date with the latest tech and trends in millennial travel, tourism.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Flexibility of mind.