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Lola Akinmade Åkerström
Attended University of Maryland
Lives in Stockholm, Sweden
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Lola A. Åkerström spotlights some of the best tea shops in Stockholm.
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While roaming around the seaside community of Cesenatico, I ran into this vibrant storeowner chatting away with a local customer...
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Head over to my editorial site, Slow Travel Stockholm, for the full list of museums, tours, concerts, events, and more including insider tips, for exploring Stockholm on the cheap...
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Haha, you're welcome +Gregory Hubbs! He'll definitely love Scandinavia.
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I realized I haven't done a latest news post in awhile to update you guys on what has been cooking behind the scenes workwise...
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Meet The Braghittonis, one of a handful of traditional textile artisans in Emilia Romagna still keeping the art and tradition alive by hand...
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Spending time away from my desk with my loved ones is always that quick realignment I need to refocus on what’s important and what really isn’t. Like I'm beginning anew...
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If you’ve ever wondered: What is summer like in Sweden?... Well, here are some photos from Öland...
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I spent the day with fishmongers as well as at the fish market in Cesenatico, Italy. Here was my day in photos...
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Lola A. Åkerström has compiled a resource of 50 free things to do in Stockholm - from museums and tours to concerts and other activities.
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Photographer Fidel Che Hart grew up primarily in Columbus, Ohio. In 2007, while working as a mortgage loan officer in Southern California, he decided to recapture his adolescent love of photography and thus purchased a Nikon D80 prior to a trip to Sedona, Arizona...
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Travel journalist and photographer
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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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Sami Reindeer Herders, Sweden - National Geographic Travel Daily Photo
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Sea to Table in the Seychelles
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Creole Cooking with Chef Sherla at Four Seasons Seychelles
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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.

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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.

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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

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Tips for photographing children from National Geographic photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström.