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Lydia Schrandt, Editor

About Lydia

Lydia, Senior Photo Editor and Readers' Choice Production Manager for USA TODAY 10Best, has traveled to more than 40 countries in Europe, Asia and North and South America, and has lived in Albuquerque, Galveston, Austin, Thailand, Korea, China, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Spain and now Houston. When she's not at her computer in a cafe, she's out photographing the city, writing fiction or cheering on Barça.

Special Interests

Lydia knows a lot about:

  • Photography
  • Soccer
  • Craft Beer

Lydia's Special Recommendations

Lydia says, "Local markets are the best places to eat well and cheap."

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