Nigerian-American and based in Sweden, <b>Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström</b> is an award-winning author, speaker, and photographer. Her work has appeared in <i>National Geographic Traveler</i>, BBC, CNN, <i>Guardian</i>, <i>Sunday Times Travel</i>, <i>Daily Telegraph</i>, <i>New York Times</i>, <i>Travel + Leisure</i>, Slate, Travel Channel, <i>Adventure Magazine</i>, <i>Lonely Planet</i>, amongst others. In addition to contributing to several books, she is the author of the following books: 2018 Lowell Thomas Award winner for best travel book, <i>Due North</i> and bestselling <i>LAGOM: Swedish Secret of Living Well</i>, available in 18 foreign language editions. She has been recognized with multiple awards for her work, including 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year Bill Muster Award, and she was honoured with a MIPAD 100 (Most Influential People of African Descent) Award within media and culture in 2018. Her photography is represented by National Geographic Image Collection. Lola is also the editor of Slow Travel Stockholm, an online magazine dedicated to exploring Sweden's capital city in depth.
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