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Lola Akinmade Åkerström
Attended University of Maryland
Lives in Stockholm, Sweden
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Here are some photos from the ferry crossing at the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro.
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Launched in 2012, Titanic Belfast is a full-on interactive experience – from life size holograms and projections to fully reconstructed cabins with antiques and artifacts to a chronology of its construction, launch, maiden voyage, and tragic demise – via nine large galleries.
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Looking for where to go in 2016? Here's one of the quickest ways to induce wanderlust. Scan through all the destinations an airline flies to on their web
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2015 was an odd year. It felt spastic in terms of work. One minute, I was buried under a ton of deadlines. The next, I was twiddling my thumbs impatiently for the next assignment to come in.
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Here are some of my favourite photos of 2015 and a few anecdotes about them.
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Tallink Silja, one of the largest cruise lines specializing in the Nordics and Baltics (Sweden, Finland, Latvia, and Estonia) invited several of its business partners for a Julbord (Christmas smörgåsbord) onboard its Silja Serenade cruise ship and an exclusive show with special guest artist, Danny Saucedo.
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Lola A. Åkerström spotlights various cooking classes in Stockholm to try.
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Have you been to Hamburg, Germany? Follow our #NordicTB  storytellers as they explore #UNESCOHamburg   #ExploreHamburg  
The Nordic Travel Bloggers is the central point of contact for brands, destinations and fellow international collectives looking for professional Nordic Travel Bloggers to work with on campaigns and projects.
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Every year, I pick out a focus word. A word that governs various aspects of my life that year in lieu of resolutions...
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In 2015, Slow Travel Stockholm continued to grow with talented contributors who help strengthened STS with their unique voices and we also launched a special section called "Local Voices" where we’ll be introducing you to locals and some of their favourite things to do in Stockholm.
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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Lola A. Åkerström spotlights newly launched food court - Teatern - inside Ringen centrum.
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Travel journalist and photographer
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  • Travel journalist and photographer, present
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Writer. Photographer. Artist. Traveler. Christian.
Introduction

Nigerian-born Lola Akinmade’s photography and travel writing are characterized by vibrancy and hope.

Her work has appeared in Vogue, National Geographic Traveler, CNN, BBC, Travel Channel’s World Hum, AFAR Magazine, Forbes, ISLANDS Magazine, United Hemispheres, Sherman’s Travel, Fodors.com, Heart & Soul Magazine, CITY Magazine, The Away Network, Transitions Abroad, The Matador Network, amongst others.

She has received numerous awards for her work and has also worked as a field journalist on the web team during Eco-Challenge’s Expedition Race in Fiji.

When not designing cool web-based maps for a living, she volunteers as a photojournalist with both World Hope International, documenting their projects in countries such as Nicaragua and Cambodia, and C.H.I.E.F – an NGO based in Nigeria that promotes grassroots health development, HIV/AIDS awareness, and the empowerment of women.

Education
  • University of Maryland
    MSc, Informations Systems, 2001 - 2002
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Update from the #NordicsInAruba Campaign
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We pick out the best travel blogs this month, including entries on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, Stockholm insider tips, and the downsides of

Sami Reindeer Herders, Sweden - National Geographic Travel Daily Photo
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Get your daily dose of outstanding travel photos. Today: Decked in traditional clothing, Sami reindeer herders prepare to leave for a winter

Sea to Table in the Seychelles
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Traditional Seychellois cuisine is a blend of flavours influenced by African, Chinese, English, French Creole and Indian cuisine with dishes

Creole Cooking with Chef Sherla at Four Seasons Seychelles
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The Seychelles are known for Creole cooking, their array of spices, and exquisite tropical fruits.

One Fish, Four Flavours at Four Seasons Mauritius
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Babonne fish – a fleshy white fish similar to red snapper that’s a staple in many Mauritian cooking pots - was the ingredient in a cook-off

Chilled Travel with Blogger Lola Akinmade Åkerström | Soothed in the City
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Our latest interviewee is Lola Akinmade Åkerström of www.akinmade.com is a Stockholm-based award-winning writer and photographer. Lola's pub

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Malta is More! Over 70 travel bloggers are going to explore the island in the Mediterranean Sea. You could be one of them!

Bourbon Steak: Behind-the-Scenes of a Top Restaurant
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Take a behind-the-scenes tour and meet some of the culinary stars of Bourbon Steak at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC.

The best city blogs around the world – an interactive guide
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To get a better view of what's really happening across the world, we're getting to know the local urban voices who cover their home cities m

Deluxe Turkey Burgers: Revamping Holiday Leftovers
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Chef Zack at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore shares his favourite turkey burgers recipe, complete with a step-by-step photo guide.

Help Ify Get Well
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Our friend, Ify Ofulue, is currently dealing with several chronic health conditions and the doctors have so far been unable to find the root

America's Best Christmas Markets
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Get into the holiday spirit at these European-style Christmas markets.

The Sunrise Storyteller
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A 15 yr. old girl travels the world turning the lens on herself and others to find out what it means to be a true global citizen.

Marrakech's Vibrant Flair : Marrakech : Travel Channel
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From buzzing markets and colorful souks to intricately decorated riads, Marrakech remains Morocco’s most vibrant city and a popular spot for

Diversity - Marrakech’s Vibrant Flair - Travel Channel
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While Morocco is a predominantly Muslim country, it’s also contemporary in many ways; you’ll find women in hijabs (headscarves) and abayas (

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Tips for Photographing Children - PTBA Blog
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Tips for photographing children from National Geographic photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström.