Hong Kong's coolest new restaurants, food travel tips. Central Lan Kwai Fong bars, Causeway Bay cafe

Hong Kong's coolest new restaurants, food travel tips. Central Lan Kwai Fong bars, Causeway Bay cafe

Travel TV host and foodie La Carmina – http://www.lacarmina.com/blog – eats her way through 6 of Hong Kong’s tastiest international restaurants. With her friend John Skeleton (http://www.johnskeleton.com), she visits Taboo, Boqueria, Cafe Habitu, Lily and Bloom, The Academics, and Socialito (in Lan Kwai Fong, Central, and Causeway Bay).

*** See more of LaCarmina Hong Kong travel tips and photos: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/category/hong-kong-macau/

Travel video hosted by La Carmina – http://www.lacarmina.com
Plastic raincoats by Kusuri – http://www.kusuri.co
Apartment rental provided by Wimdu, http://www.wimdu.com
Song: Naufrago by Siddartha, used with permission by Lov/Recs

*** See more alternative travel and fashion on La Carmina blog: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog

*** La Carmina is an experienced travel, pop culture and fashion TV presenter; see bio below. Contact her for inquiries, television presenting, appearances, collaborations, sponsorships etc.

– URL – http://www.lacarmina.com
– EMAIL – gothiccarmina {att} gmail
– Twitter – http://twitter.com/lacarmina
– Facebook – http://goo.gl/GlD8

— La Carmina Biography —

La Carmina’s popular fashion and travel blog – http://www.lacarmina.com/blog — has a large, passionate online following. She is flown worldwide for TV work and appearances, including Luisaviaroma Italy, Social Media Week and sitting front row at NY Fashion Week. In addition, La Carmina is a CNN, AOL and Huffington Post journalist, author of 3 books about pop culture (with major publishers), and hosts TV shows for NHK Kawaii TV, National Geographic, Discovery, Food Network, Travel Channel and more (as well as own series on Huff Post / AOL). She also runs a TV coordination business – http://www.lacarmina.com/pirates — which recently got attention for their Bagelheads forehead inflation segment on National Geographic Taboo.

TV HOST: La Carmina has appeared on The Today Show and CBS The Doctors, and co-hosted an episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel. She was featured on NHK Kawaii TV and New York Wave. Recent TV hosting and arranging credits include Food Network, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, NRK Norway TV, Fuel, Discovery, Pro Sieben, National Geographic, and CNN. Reel: http://youtu.be/d75XqWdi2v4

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 In her new series “Travel SOS,” she answers travel questions with celebrity co-stars.

COOLHUNTING : She runs a trend consulting / TV hosting and Tokyo fixer company: La Carmina & The Pirates. The crew specializes in Cool Japan, style, music, art, design, alt and youth subcultures. (http://www.lacarmina.com/pirates)

BLOGGER + JOURNALIST: Her popular blog – http://www.lacarmina.com/blog – has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, LA Times). She is a travel and pop culture journalist for CNN, and Huffington Post / AOL. La Carmina is flown worldwide for press trips and event appearances; she was a guest at NY Fashion Week (speaking at IFB Conference), and was twice invited to Luisaviaroma’s Firenze4Ever Italy event for the world’s top style bloggers. She spoke about social media and travel video at Hong Kong Social Media Week, PRSA Travel Tourism Conference, Mediabistro’s Social Curation Summit, and was guest of honor at numerous anime conventions.

AUTHOR: She’s written 3 books about Jpop food and culture for major publishers (Random House, Penguin USA). These include Cute Yummy Time (about decorating food to look adorable) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (maid cafes, cat cafes, bizarre cosplay restaurants). La Carmina is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School. More about her books: http://www.lacarmina.com/books.php

† LA CARMINA †
Travel and fashion blogger, TV host, author, journalist.
– URL – http://www.lacarmina.com
– EMAIL – gothiccarmina {att} gmail
– Twitter – http://twitter.com/lacarmina
– Facebook – http://goo.gl/GlD8

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