Lola (Akinmade) Åkerström

Lola (Akinmade) Åkerström is a MatadorU faculty member and Network contributor. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Vogue, BBC,, and many more. Follow her photoblog at

How to bucket shower like a pro

Dogsledding in Swedish Lapland [PICs]

Wrap up: Wedding album arrives from VioVio [CONTEST]

Is Safari the future of print media?

Woman confronts cheetahs…yes, more than one [VID]

Do you know what Nollywood is? [VID]

Happy Thanksgiving, Canada: What are you thankful for?

Printing my wedding album with VioVio – Part 1

Craig Kielburger on how to REALLY fight famine in East Africa

What it takes to be a photographer

Think you’ve been in a traffic jam before? [VID]

Mapping the food crisis and famine in East Africa

Travelers: Karen Bryan wants to help you save money

What’s in your backpack, Andy Ellwood?

Matador’s top 4 photo tips: Enter your pics in the AppUp Challenge

Facebook + Skype: Match made in social technology heaven?

Promoting sustainable indigenous tourism through VisitSápmi

Free Admission: WTYSL premiers “HOT CHOCOLATE FOR BEDOUINS” in London on May 23

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