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Samples of work – either writing or photography – in various print outlets. Click a publication name below to view a list of published articles and/or photography:

Publication Credits - Lola Akinmade Åkerström


Articles for AFAR Magazine

  • April 2016 – AFAR Guide to Sweden – View Guide
  • March 2016  – AFAR Ports of Call – Kalmar
  • November 2015 – AFAR Ports of Call – Oslo & Stavanger
  • March 2014 – Guide to the Midnight Sun – View Guide
  • January 2014 – Guide to Stockholm – View Guide
  • Sept-Oct 2011 – Wander: Södermalm, Stockholm – View Article
  • Ongoing – AFAR Hightlights – View Highlights

Articles for Africa Geographic

  • Jan-Feb 2012 – 48 Hours in Lagos – View Article(Safari)


Articles for Air Canada enRoute Magazine


Articles for American Airlines’ Black Atlas

  • May 2012 – Interview series: Black Women Expatriates – View Tips
  • December 2010 – Exploring Gaudi’s Barcelona – View Article

Articles for Ariztos Magazine


Articles/Photography for Away.com

  • April 2011 – Scenes from Stockholm, Sweden – View Gallery
  • April 2011 – Inside Market Life In Nigeria – View Gallery


Articles/Photography for BBC


Travel Writing for Black Travels

  • Spain – See you in Pamplona! – Read Article
  • Poland – Fall in Love with Poland

Travel Writing for Brave New Traveler

  • May 2008 Travelling with an open mind – View Article
  • March 2008 – The 50 Most Inspiring Travel Quotes Of All Time – View Article
  • December 20078 Ways to Stretch Your Short Vacation Days – View Article


Travel Writing for British Airways

  • December 2015– The Club: New Nordic Night Stops – View Article


Travel Writing for Budget Travel



Writing for Business Insider

  • February 2012– Take a look at the world’s strangest desserts – View Article(Reprint)


Photography for CITY Magazine



Articles/Photography for CNN

  • October 2012 – Insider Guide: Best of Stockholm – Read Article
  • June 2011 – How to take better photos of landmarks – Read Article
  • May 2011 – How to take better travel photos – Read Article
  • May 2011 – Feature Photo from Luxor, Egypt: 80 Things We Wish We Knew…- View Photo

Photojournalism for Common Language Project (CLP)

  • October 2007Life in Lagos


Writing for Delta Airlines (Delta Sky)



Writing for DUFRY (Duty Free)


Photojournalism for Eco-Challenge

To read the articles below, please contact me

  • Navala
  • Vuwa and Gaganaura Falls
  • Sovi Basin
  • Exodus
  • Eco-Challenge 2002 Volunteers
  • Team Spotlights
    • Team Seagate.com NZ
    • Team AXN Atenah Brasil
    • Team OneWith Izod
    • Team Mazda


Photography for ELLE Decoration



Photography for Expressen (Swedish Newspaper)

  • August 2012 – Kultur Section – Pride Photography – View Article (In Swedish)
  • July 2010 – Various snapshots from Stockholm Pride Festival – View Gallery


Travel Writing & Books for Fodor’s

  • Ongoing – Articles for Fodor’s – View archives
  • November 2014 – Slideshow: Mauritius for Families – Gallery
  • July 2013 – 10 Tips for Photographing Northern Lights – Article
  • October 2012 – Updated and fact-checked Sweden chapter – European Port of Calls, 3rd Edition
  • January 2012 – Jetting Across Europe: A Long Weekend in Stockholm- Article
  • Summer 2011 – Fact-checked Fodor’s Finland guide
  • April 2011 – 10 Eco-Friendly Cities In Europe- Article
  • March 2011 – 7 Places to See Spring Flowers In Their Millions – Article
  • January 2011 – 10 Places To See The Northern Lights – Article
  • October 2010 – 12 Spooky Hotels for Halloween – Article
  • March 2010 – How to Take Better Travel Photographs At Night – Article
  • March 2010 – 9 Great Festivals to See in 2010 – Article
  • February 2010 – Voluntourism: 5 Ideas for Giving Back While You Travel – Article
  • November 2009 – America’s Strangest Hotels: 10 Weird and Wacky Places to Stay – Article
  • October 2009 – 5 Photography Tips for Capturing Color This Fall – Article
  • August 2009 – How to Shoot Landscapes Like a Pro – Article
  • July 2009 – World’s Stinkiest Foods – Article
  • May 2009 – World’s Hottest Peppers – Article


Travel Writing for Forbes Travel

  • October 2009 – America’s Best Cupcakes
  • May 2009 – World’s Spiciest Foods


Writing and Photography for Four Seasons

  • Spring 2015 – Opinion Piece: The shots that got away – View Article
  • December 2014 – Who’s who on the coral reef
  • November 2014 – Romantic getaway to the Seychelles
  • October 2014 – Sea and farm to table at Four Seasons Seychelles – View Essay
  • October 2014 – Body and Mind: Cinnamon spa tea at Four Seasons Seychelles
  • August 2014 – 10 Reasons to Love Mauritius – View Article
  • August 2014 – 10 Reasons to Love Seychelles – View Article
  • August 2014 – Market Shopping in Mauritius – View Essay
  • July 2014 – Creole Cooking with Chef Sherla at Four Seasons Seychelles – View Essay
  • July 2014 – One Fish, Four Flavours at Four Seasons Mauritius – View Essay
  • March 2014 – Touring Washington D.C. Monuments – View Essay
  • February 2014 – Bourbon Steak: Behind the scenes of a top restaurant – View Essay
  • December 2013 – Deluxe Turkey Burgers: Holiday Leftover Ideas – View Essay
  • December 2013 – Holiday gift ideas from the experts – View Article
  • October 2013 – Lovely Lisbon with Toddlers – View Essay
  • September 2013 – Fresh, Rustic, and Colorful at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon – View Essay


Photography for Gastronomica

  • February 2012– Photo of surstromming – View Photo


Travel Writing for GoNOMAD

  • October 2008 – Bonfires of Valborg: The Fiery Heart of Sweden – Article
  • April 2008 -Tracing Gaudí Around Barcelona – Article


Travel Writing for Gore-Tex Magazine

  • December 2015 – Adventuring to the Aurora Sky Station – Article


Writing for Heart & Soul Magazine

  • October 2011 – The Power of Peppers – View Article
  • April 2011 – What To Do With Old Gadgets – View Article
  • January 2011 – Handling Criticism With Grace – View Article
  • October 2010 – Holistic Living 101 – View Article
  • July 2010 – Incredible Edible Eggplant – View Article
  • January 2010 – Realities of Finding Love Abroad – Page 1 | Page 2
  • June 2009 – From Manicures to Machu Picchu – Page 1 | Page 2


Travel Writing for Hemispheres Magazine (United Airlines)



Writing and photography for The Guardian

  • July 2016 – Locals’ guide to food, drink and hotels in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik – View Article
  • June 2016 – 10 of Europe’s Oddest Attractions and Events (Sweden) – View Article
  • December 2015 – Sweden’s top chefs join forces at Stockholm’s new food market – View Article | Online
  • December 2015 – Where’s the party? New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world (Stockholm) – View Article | Online
  • December 2015 – 10 of the best museum shops around the world (Stockholm) – View Article | Online
  • August 2015 – Stockholm on a budget – View Article | Online
  • January 2015 – An urbanist’s guide to Stockholm – View Article
  • January 2013 – Jokkmokk Sámi market in Swedish Lapland – View Slideshow
  • December 2009 – Ring in 2010 in a different way – Article (Been There)
  • March 2009 – Heading to Stockholm? Pack Your Sweet Tooth – Article (Been There)
  • February 2009 – Spring is on its way and Stockholm is gearing up – Article (Been There)


Contributions to High Culture on a Low Budget

  • April 2008 – HC/LB Cool Scandinavia


Travel Writing for In The Know Traveler

  • April 2008 -Welcome to a Yòrubá Engagement – Article


Articles/Photography for Indie Travel Podcast Magazine

  • Sept-Nov 2009 – Issue 1: Lagos in Photos – View Essay


Writing for the International Red Cross/Red Crescent (IFRC)

  • August 2010– Sweden: Finding Solace From Dementia – View Article


Travel Writing and Photography for ISLANDS Magazine



Travel Writing for Jetsetter.com

  • May 2011– Hotel J Nacka Strand, Stockholm, Sweden
  • March 2011– Passport Dream Trips – Sleep In a Tree House
  • March 2011– TreeHotel – Harads, Sweden


Photography for KLM Airlines

  • September 2015 – Insider Guide: Stockholm (Photography) – View Article


Writing for Korean Air Morning Calm



Articles for Lifestyle + Travel

  • February 2013 – 10 Reasons: Stockholm is shining – View Article


Articles for Lonely Planet

  • November 2014 – The Algarve’s Wild Western Coast – View Article
  • July 2012 – Stieg Larsson’s Stockholm – View Article
  • June 2012 – Sweden’s Stinky Tradition – View Article
  • February 2012 – Travel: Stockholm’s Vintage Style – View Article
  • February 2012 – Travel: Sweden’s Winter Sámi Festival – View Article


Writing and Photography for Roads & Kingdoms



Writing and Photography for Malaysian Airlines

  • July 2015 – Cover Story: Odense, Denmark – Read Article
  • February 2013 – Cover Story: Sweet Stockholm – Read Article


Writing and Photography for Mashable

  • August 2013 – Five Ways to Get More Mileage from Smartphone Photos – Read Article


Writing and Photography for MasterCard Priceless Cities

  • Summer 2015 – Several articles covering Stockholm – Read Article


Travel Writing and Photography for Matador Network

  • Ongoing– Quick Link to Articles for Matador Network- View Articles
  • December 2011 – Dogsledding in Swedish Lapland – View Essay
  • May 2011 – Promoting sustainable indigenous tourism through VisitSápmi – View Essay
  • April 2011 – Photo Essay: Centuries’ Old Diet Tips from Indigenous Sami – View Essay
  • April 2011 – Photo Essay: Exploring the TreeHotel in Harads, Sweden – View Essay
  • November 2010 – Revamping Classic Irish Tea at Dublin’s Merrion Hotel – View Article
  • October 2010 – Photo Essay: Exploring Western Ireland – View Essay
  • June 2010 – Photo Essay: Taste of Stockholm View Essay
  • May 2010 – Photo Essay: Egypt By Sea and Sand View Essay
  • May 2010 – Meet a 72-Year Old Triathlete: Alpha Bennett – View Article
  • April 2010 – Breaking Down The Staredown – View Article
  • March 2010– Photo Essay: When Night Falls In Budapest – View Essay
  • January 2010– Beginner’s Guide to Nigerian Pidgin English – View Article
  • January 2010– Photo Essay – Basketball Antics – View Article
  • November 2009 – Photo Essay – Swedish Companion: Tunnbröd‏ – View Essay
  • September 2009 – American Football vs. Rugby: Which is Tougher? – View Article
  • July 2009 – Anatomy of a Rugby Match- View Article
  • April 2009 – Anatomy of a Smörgåsbord – View Article
  • February 2009 – A Look Inside the Jumbo Hostel – View Article
  • January 2009 – My Hometown in 500 Words: Lagos, Nigeria – View Article
  • October 2008 – 5 Items to Set Off Your Obsession with Digital Photography – View Article
  • October 2008 – Fela Kuti: Father of Afrobeat – View Article
  • July 2008 – 10 Caves to Explore in Bermuda – View Article
  • April 2008 – Nations Less Traveled: Volunteer Opportunities in Africa – View Article
  • November 2007 -Sensitization Seminar at Awóyaya
  • August 2007 – Summer at the children of Masaya Market


Writing for Montage Magazine

  • December 2015 – Wanderlust: The reindeer god – View Article
  • December 2014 – Feature: Sublime Stockholm – View Article


Writing for NBC News / TODAY



Assignments for National Geographic

    • Ongoing – National Geographic Creative – Photography representation – View Image Bank
    • February 2013 – National Geographic Channel – Through the Lens: Durban and KwaZulu-NatalWatch Vignette | Read Summary

 



Writing/Photography for National Geographic Traveler

  • January/February 2016 – In Pictures: Modena – View Spread (Print UK)
  • January/February 2016 -Long Weekend: Swedish Lapland – View Spread (Print UK)
  • December 2015/January 2016 – Best of the World 2016 – Seychelles – Read Article | View Site
  • April 2015 – 10 Top Summer Experiences in Norway – View Site
  • April 2015 – In Pictures: Montenegro – View Spread (Print – UK)
  • January/February 2015 – Like a Local: Belgrade (Photo) – View Photo (Print – UK)
  • January 2014 – Travel 365: Sami Reindeer Herders – View Photo
  • January 2014 – NGT Tumblr: Traditional Sami Dress – View Photo
  • May 2013 – Three Reasons to Visit Swedish Lapland – View Article  (Intelligent Travel)
  • October 2012 – Photographs for Sicily featureView Feature | Read Online (Print – UK)
  • July 2012 – Big Picture: Star Produce, Stockholm – View Feature (Print – UK)
  • Summer 2012 – Best Adventure photos – Sledding across Lake Skabram – View Online
  • January 2012 – Big Picture: Siberian Huskies in Swedish LaplandView Feature (Print – UK)
  • January 2012 – Your Shot: Nice Day for White SleddingView Feature (Print – US)
  • September 2011 – Stockholm: The Green Miles –Read Article (Print – UK)
  • September 2010 – An Arctic Detour: Hanging with Moose –View Article (Intelligent Travel)
  • June 2010 – Checking In: Stockholm’s Green Hotels –View Article (Print – US)
  • June 2010 – Guarding The Red Sea Coast
  • May 2010 – Egypt Bike and Sail: A New Way of Experiencing Misr
  • February 2010 – Before Lent, Fatten Up with Semlor in Sweden – View Site (Intelligent Travel)
  • November 2009 – Long Weekend – A Winter Fling in Little Yellow Springs (Print – US)
  • November 2009 – Quirky Hotels Around the Country
  • August 2009 – Guilty Pleasures: In Search of the Perfect Pad Thai – View Site(Intelligent Travel)
  • March 2009 – I Heart My City: Stockholm – View Site(Intelligent Travel)
  • July 2008 – Much O-Blige-d in Stockholm
  • May 2008 – Indy Adventure Contest (Racing on Thin Ice)


Photography for the New York Times’ LENS Blog

  • February 2012 – Cultural Pilgrimages – View Photo
  • May 2010 – Sailing at dusk in Hurghada, Egypt  – View Photo


Writing for New York Magazine

  • January 2016 – Explore Culinary Traditions in Gothenburg – View Article
  • May 2012 – Go Retro in Stockholm – View Article


Writing for Outside Magazine

  • April 2016 – How Sweden makes outdoor fun a social priority- View Article
  • December 2013 – Slideshow: Northern Lights in Swedish Lapland – View Slideshow


Writing for Plum Deluxe

  • July 2013 – A Guide to Swedish Interior Design – View Article


Photography for Pology



Writing for Qatar Airways (Oryx)

  • April 2016 – Culinary Stockholm: Uncovering Swedish Taste – View Article
  • June 2013 – My Favourite Street: Victoria Island – View Article
  • April 2013 – Insights: ICEHOTEL – View Article
  • July 2012 – 24 Hours in Stockholm – View Article


Travel Writing for Ryanair Magazine

  • August 2011 – Bon Appetit! – Surströmming, Sweden – View Article


Travel Writing for the San Francisco Chronicle

  • November 2010 – Long and winding road to Gratteri – View Article


Photography for Science et Vie Découvertes

  • March 2009 – Surströmming: Fermented Baltic Herring – View Photo


Travel Writing for Sherman’s Travel

  • February 2010– Bespoke Luxury Overlooking London’s Royal Gardens – View Site
  • August 2008 – Travel Guide to Sweden – View Site


Writing for Singapore Airlines (SilverKris)



Writing for Slate.com



Photography for Smithsonian



Articles/Photography for Sweden.se

  • Ongoing – Stock photography of Sweden – View Imagebank
  • September 2015 – Fact Sheet Updates: Gender Equality in Sweden
  • August 2015 – 7 examples of sustainability in Sweden – Read Article
  • April 2015 – 10 Powerful Swedish Women
  • March 2015 – Migration in Sweden – View Multimedia Project
  • January 2014 – Fact Sheet Updates: Indigenous Sámi Culture – View Article
  • November 2013 – 10 Things that make Sweden family-friendly – Read Article
  • July 2013 – Why Sweden Rocks – Read Article
  • October 2012 – 10 innovations you didn’t know were Swedish – Read Article
  • August 2012 – 10 Swedish companies shaping the world – Read Article
  • July 2012 – 10 Things to know about Sweden’s food culture – Read article
  • December 2011 – 11 Things to watch out for at the Nobel Ceremony
  • November 2011 – 10 reasons to spend winter in Sweden – Read Article
  • November 2011 – Top places in Sweden to watch the Northern Lights – Read Article
  • August 2011 – 10 practical tips when you’ve moved to Sweden – Read Article
  • July 2011 – Slow food from Sápmi: Interview with Greta Huuva – Read Article
  • June 2011 – 20 things to know before moving to Sweden – Read Article
  • May 2011 – The Swedish-Sámi Consciousness – Read Article
  • February 2011-December 2012 – Weekly Photography Blog – View Photoblog
  • November 2010 – Film: Sweden’s Trendiest Export


Travel Writing for Swedish Press Magazine



Writing for Thai Airways (Sawasdee)



Writing for The Daily

  • May 2012 – My So Celt Life

Articles for The Daily Meal


Articles for The Local – Sweden

  • October 2015 – Sweden’s seven most underrated travel spots – View Article
  • August 2012 – Five things you didn’t know about Sweden’s diversity – View Article
  • December 2011 – ‘Panic chaos’ and other signs that Christmas is coming to Sweden – View Article
  • January 2011 – Learning Swedish with Celebrities and Assassins – View Article

Photography for The Photo Paper

  • February 2010 – Honorable mention from International Photography Awards (IPA) – View Magazine

 


Writing for The Simple Things

 


Travel Writing for The Traveler’s Notebook

  • June 2010 – Photography: Making The Leap
  • April 2010 – Back to Sender – View Article
  • September 2009 – Notes on My Polish Informant – View Article
  • September 2009 – Travel Photography Contests With Low or No Entry Fees – View Article
  • July 2009 – Lagos, Nigeria By the Numbers – View Article
  • July 2008 – The A-B-C-D-E of Travel Photography
  • May 2008 – 5 Essential Tips for the Budding Travel Photographer
  • April 2008 – Photographing Children During Your Travels
  • March 2008 – 5 Tips for Taking Better Photos of Landmarks
  • March 2008 – Green Guide to Washington, DC – View Article
  • February 2008 – How to Store Your Photography Safely
  • February 2008 – How to Become A Geologist – View Article
  • January 2008 – How to Promote Your Travel Photography
  • December 2007 – How to Take Better Travel Portraits – View Article
  • December 2007 10 Ways to Pass Time on Long Flights – View Article

Travel Writing for Transitions Abroad

  • November 2010 – Discovering the Real Scandinavia Off-Season – View Article
  • November 2008 – Volunteer Effectively in Nigeria – View Article
  • November 2008 – Glimpse into Nigerian Culture on the International Stage – View Article
  • February 2008 – Market Hopping Around Lagos – View Article


Travel Writing for Travel + Leisure

  • May 2016 – How to Eat like a Local in Stockholm – View Article
  • May 2016 – The Definitive Guide to Eating Shellfish in Sweden – View Article
  • December 2013 – America’s Best Christmas Markets – View Article
  • February 2012 – World’s Strangest Desserts – View Article
  • September 2011 – World’s Weirdest Animal Smuggling Incidents – View Article

Writing for travelgirl Magazine


Travel Writing for Travel Channel

  • January 2016 -Travel’s Best Culinary Destinations – View Article | Meet the experts
  • November 2013 – Marrakech’s Vibrant Flair – View Slideshow
  • November 2013 – Casablanca’s Subtle Charm – View Slideshow
  • August 2013 – Our Type of Traveler: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – View Article
  • August 2013 – What You Need to Know About Spelunking – View Article
  • November 2010– Odd Jobs: Interview with a Nigerian Garment Fixer (World Hum)View Article 
  • July 2009 – The Alpaca Weavers of Ccaccaccollo  (World Hum) View Article
  • October 2008 – How to Love Herring in Sweden  (World Hum) View Article

Travel Writing for Travel Photographers Network

  • March 2008 – Awakening the Senses in Masaya, Nicaragua

Travel Writing for TripCreator

  • June 2016 – Itinerary: How to Spend One Week in Sweden – View Article

Travel Dispatches for Vagabondish

  • May 2008Port of Call: Riga, LatviaDispatch
  • January 2008Arctic Travel: Racing on Thin Ice – Dispatch
  • December 2007Kiruna, Sweden – Dispatch
  • November 2007Cardiff, Wales – Dispatch


Photography for Vogue

  • February 2009 – Ankara photography from Lagos, Nigeria – View Photo


Writing/Photography for WildJunket Magazine

  • February 2012 – Photo Essay: Spirit of Lapland – View Essay


Writing/Photography for Wimdu

  • October 2013 – Guide to Stockholm – View Guide


Writing for Women’s Adventure Magazine

  • December 2013 – The New Age of Adventure – View Article

Photojournalism for World Hope International

  • November 2007 – A Volunteer’s Profile
  • November 2007 – Thursdays at the Kids Club
  • November 2007 – Krang Yaw
  • June 2007A Volunteer’s Story
  • June 2007 – Hope Corps Nicaragua

Guest Posts for Write To Travel

  • March 2008 – Interview with a Travel Writer – Read Interview
  • March 2008 What National Geographic Taught Me – View Post

[ Books ]

  • 2013 Fodor’s European Ports of CallAmazon
  • 2011 No Foreign Lands – Matador Network
  • 2010 Friendship, Family, Love & Laughter – (Fresh M.I.L.K)
  • 2005 Editor’s Choice Award – International Library of PhotographyView Photo
  • 2002 Female Rugby ScrumChronicle of Seasons – International Library of PhotographyView Photo

Other – Guest Posts, Mentions, and Interviews for Various Resources

  • July 2016 – Folks We Love – Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Responsible Travel
  • June 2016 – The globe-trotting travel photographer who opened her heart to Stockholm – The Stockholmer Podcast
  • May 2016 – Meet a Traveller: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Lonely Planet
  • April 2016 – Ultimate Luxury Destinations – AMARA Living
  • April 2016 – Lola Akinmade Åkerström: Exploring culture through food, tradition, and lifestyles – MyWekuTastes
  • April 2016 – Spotlight: Digaboom Expert Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Digaboom
  • February 2016 – PPD Spotlight: Swedish Migrants “In the Now” – American Photography
  • October 2015 – Interview with Travel Writers: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Rolf Potts’ Vagabonding
  • Winter 2015 – Living the Dream: Full Freedom of Choice – Travel with Bender
  • September 2015 – Lola Akinmade Åkerström: Ace Photographer – ELLE Decoration
  • September 2015 – My Little Green Book – Medium / World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
  • August 2015 – How to do Scandinavia on a budget – The Globe and Mail
  • July 2015 – Skype for Social Good – Skype
  • June 2015 – Veckans favoritmatbloggare: Lola Åkerström – Hötorgshallen
  • March 2015 – Travel Bloggers take you places Mail & Guardian
  • March 2015 – I (am) Woman – UN Women / Empower Women
  • March 2015 – Möt en resenär: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Expedia.se
  • March 2015 – How I did it: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Mater Mea
  • March 2015 – A closeness of observation – Chic African
  • January 2015 – A passion for travel, writing, and photography – Daily Scandinavian
  • December 2014 – On the Road: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Chris Guillebeau
  • December 2014 – What’s Hot and Not in Travel – Oyster.com
  • December 2014 – Interview: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Jetting Around
  • November 2014 – 10 Reasons to take the family to Mauritius – Huffington Post
  • September 2014 – Winners 2015 SATW Muster Photo Competition – The Guardian
  • August 2014 – The 411 on Stockholm with Kids – Family Travel 411
  • August 2014 – Leader of the Pack: Stockholm – Travel Massive
  • August 2014 – The Geotraveler who finally found her niche – Career 2.0
  • August 2014 – Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Karolina Patryk
  • June 2014 – Chilled Travel with Blogger Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Soothed in the City
  • May 2014 – How to Maintain Momentum During Down Times – The ASJA Word
  • March 2014 – Världsvan : Lola Akinmade Åkerström (in Swedish) – Göteborgs Posten 
  • December 2013 – Living your authentic self: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Street Side Conversations
  • December 2013 – African Nomads Part 1 – Lola Akinmade Åkerström and the Art of Travel Photography – Belinda Otas
  • September 2013 – The Truth Behind Travel Blogging – Essential Travel
  • August 2013 – Our Type of Traveler: Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Travel Channel
  • June 2013 – How to Take Better Travel Photos – Huffington Post
  • June 2013 – Kick It Up: Zulu photos from South AfricaMy Beautiful Life
  • June 2013 – Nomad’s Land: The Photographer – Arik Air Wings
  • May 2013 – From Lagos to the US to Stockholm – BlogExpat.com
  • May 2013 – Black Women in the Global Village – Black Women Living Well
  • May 2013 – Jane of all trades: Lola Akinmade Akerstrom – Powderzine
  • March 2013 – World Travel Market: Focus on Sweden – WTM Social Media Report
  • October 2012 – Come diventare blogger di successo (in Italian) – Vanity Fair
  • October 2012 – Showing an Africa where there is joy
  • October 2012 – KwaZulu-Natal through Åkerström’s Lens – Business Day
  • October 2012 – The world according to Lola – South African Tourism
  • September 2012 – An interview with Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Travel Writing 2.0
  • June 2012 – Swimming in an ocean of intermediates – Babylon
  • June 2012 – Is Instagram hurting or helping travel photography – Gadling
  • May 2012 – Interview: Inside San Fermin with Lola Akinmade Åkerström – Girls Running with Bulls
  • April 2012 – Interview: Lola Akinmade on life, travel, and Stockholm – Hg2
  • April 2012 –  Fint besök på Kyrkogatan (in Swedish) – Love at Work AB
  • March 2012 – Women Travel Writers Share Their Best Secrets 2012 – Journeywoman
  • February 2012 – Reel Travel: Favorite Movies – Travel Curious Often
  • December 2011 – What’s In Your Stocking? – Skyscanner
  • November 2011 – Friday Focus: Lola Akinmade-Akerstrom – Inside Journeys
  • November 2011 – Featured Travel Blogger: Lola A. Akerstrom
  • August 2011 – Travel Writing Corner: Interview with Lola Akinmade – Wild Junket
  • May 2011 – Featured: The Travel Photographer – Read Feature
  • April 2011 – Interview with BellaNaija: Exploring the World – Read Interview
  • March 2011 – This Week in Travel Podcast #79 – Listen
  • February 2011 – Interview with PhotoJBartlett: Travel Photographer Series
  • September 2010 – Article: The Thin Social Media Line – NABJ Digital
  • July 2010 – Interview: Showcasing Life’s Balance – Simone Gorrindo
  • March 2010 – Travel Snobbery Defined – TravelBlogs.com
  • October 2009 – Interview on travel, photojournalism, and living out passions – Live Unchained
  • July 2009 – Ankara Shopping in Nigeria – Ever The Nomad
  • July 2009 – Most Valuable Thing You Can Pack – Live Unchained
  • June 2009 – Krang Yaw – Wanderlust and Lipstick
  • March 2009 – Bonfires of Valborg – Wanderlust and Lipstick
  • November 2008 – Breaking Down Stereotypes While Travelling – Women on the Road
  • October 2008 – Trafficking Innocence – Wanderlust and Lipstick
  • October 2008 – Interview as Photographer of the Month – Wandering Educators
  • September 2008 – How to Photograph People – Nomadic Matt
  • June 2008 – Essential Baby Steps Towards Living Your Passions – Almostfearless.com