Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström, Nigerian American and based in Sweden, is an award-winning author, speaker, and photographer. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveller, the Guardian, Sunday Times Travel, the Telegraph, the New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Slate, and Adventure Magazine and on BBC, CNN, Travel Channel, and Lonely Planet, among others.

In addition to contributing to several books, she is the author of Due North, 2018 Lowell Thomas Award winner for best travel book, and bestselling LAGOM: Swedish Secret of Living Well, available in over seventeen foreign language editions.

She has been recognized with multiple awards for her work, including the 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year Bill Muster Award, and she was honored with a MIPAD (Most Influential People of African Descent) 100 Award within media and culture in 2018.

Her photography is represented by the National Geographic Image Collection. She is based in Stockholm.

Book(s) by Lola Akinmade Åkerström