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How the North East charmed this California girl

Last September, I (Elisabeth) boarded a plane at LAX to begin a new adventure as a Media and PR student at Newcastle University. After living in the ‘toon’ for several months and starting a work experience placement at Harvey & Hugo in Darlington, I’ve happily adjusted to life in the North East.


As a Southern California girl who chose to spend a year abroad in the North East, many people I’ve met ask me… what were you thinking?! Back home, they are still asking me how life is in ‘London.’

While I am quite lucky to have spent my life in California and have enjoyed my travels throughout the UK, I have to admit – there is something special about the North East!


Here are a few reasons why I love it here –





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