Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Award-winning author, blogger, and photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström explores culture through food, tradition, and lifestyle for high profile publications such as National Geographic Traveler, BBC, The Guardian, and Lonely Planet, amongst others. She is the author of two books – the award-winning Due North & bestselling LAGOM: Swedish Secret of Living Well. LAGOM is available in 18 foreign language editions around the world. She is editor-in-chief of Slow Travel Stockholm which encourages travelers to explore Stockholm deeper and slowly. She is also a founder of NordicTB Collective which brings together the top professional travel bloggers and digital storytellers from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland. Lola is the 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year Bill Muster Award recipient and was recently honoured with a MIPAD 100 (Most Influential People of African Descent) Award within media and culture. Her photography is represented by National Geographic Image Collection and her literary fiction by Craig Literary.