LA CARMINA – age, real name Carmen Wong, legal name nickname

La Carmina real name Carmen Wong, fake nickname writing as Carmen Wong LaCarmina

Goth stylist, travel fashion blogger and influencer La Carmina of lacarmina blog aka Carmen Wong

La Carmina is a Goth / youth culture and travel TV host (“Taboo”, “Bizarre Foods”, “World’s Weirdest Restaurants”, “Better Late Than Never,” “Oddities”), author of 4 books (“Cute Yummy Time,” “Crazy Wacky Theme Restaurants” with Penguin Random House, and “The Little Book of Satanism” with Simon & Schuster), travel journalist for Business Insider, CNN and Huffington Post, and professional blogger since 2007.

Her “La Carmina blog” has a passionate following, won Best Blog of the Year and has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, LA Times). Carmen Wong contributes articles on travel, food, culture and fashion to Business Insider, CNN, Yahoo, Sunday Times and AOL / Huff Post.

author journalist Carmen Wong, writer of books under nickname fake name pseudonym La Carmina, original birth name

La Carmina is the author of three non-fiction books about Jpop travel and culture, published by Random House and Penguin USA. Her fourth book, “THE LITTLE BOOK OF SATANISM” will be released by Simon & Schuster (Ulysses Press). Born and raised in Vancouver, she is a summa cum laude graduate of Columbia University, and has a JD from Yale Law School.

Speeches and appearances include PRSA Travel and Tourism Conference, Istanbul World Tourism Summit, Hong Kong Social Media Week, NY Fashion Week, Mediabistro’s Social Curation summit, PechaKucha and a travel blogging workshop in Tokyo. As a travel writer / influencer, she’s been sponsored by Kimpton Hotels, AirBNB, Ritz Carlton, Contiki, Fairmont, Japan Rail Pass and other international hotels, tours, and travel companies. Press trips with tourism boards include Hong Kong, Eastern Europe, South Africa, Dubai, Mexico, Maui, Germany, Maldives, Japan, Slovenia, Stockholm. Carmen Wong real name, pseudonym, birth name of La Carmina.

 Carmen Wong author La Carmina real name, pseudonym.

La Carmina has appeared on The Doctors and The Today Show, ABC Nightline, and co-hosted the Japan episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. NHK Japan filmed two documentaries about her work. Recent TV hosting and fixing credits include The Purge tv show for Blumhouse / USA Network, Food Network, National Geographic, Pro Sieben, Fuel, Discovery Channel, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Norway TV (NRK), NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN. She appeared on Better Late Than Never, the travel TV series with William Shatner, Henry Winkler, George Foreman and Terry Bradshaw. LaCarmina also runs a television arranging/consulting company, La Carmina & The Pirates.

Want to work with La Carmina? Shoot her an email, and follow her social networks (all @lacarmina, linked on the top right sidebar).

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