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Riding the Waves

With more than 80 percent of Australians living within 30 miles of the coast, the beach has become an integral part of the… More

Lida Lech University of New South Wales, Australia

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Lida Lech

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University of New South Wales, Australia


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G’day, I’m Lida! My professional biography states that I am a Marketing and Management Information Systems student at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. The personal biography states that I enjoy playing soccer, cooking, and exploring places with my camera. Come along with me as I spend a spring semester at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia!

Riding the Waves

Lida Lech March 27, 2017

With more than 80 percent of Australians living within 30 miles of the coast, the beach has become an integral part of the Aussies’ laid back lifestyle. Now that I’ve been living here for a little over a month, it’s about time I pick up a knack for some… More

40 Hours in the Blue Mountains

Lida Lech March 13, 2017

One of the most important things I’ve learned so far is how to take advantage of all 24 hours of the day. Back home, I would most likely make time to watch a couple episodes of New Girl, Parks and Rec, or The Office-- a usually mindless, lazy activity… More

Completing the Checklists

Lida Lech February 9, 2017

As I’m writing this, my hometown in Pennsylvania is 25°F (-3.88°C) and covered in snow. I’m bracing myself against the cold, and it’s hard to believe that in exactly four days (!!) , I’ll be on the beaches of Australia, beginning my semester-long journey… More