Author: bhollenb

How the Heck Did I End Up In Croatia?

If you had told me a year ago I would have spent a weekend in Split, Croatia I would have told you that you were out of your mind! What even is in Croatia?...

Hiking Cinque Terre

We set off on a train at six in the morning to Cinque Terre to embark on one of the world’s most famous hikes. Some push themselves to the limits and hike all five...

Global Fashion Marketing Class Trips

I am currently enrolled in a Global Fashion Marketing class here in Rome, Italy where we learn about current fashion trends and how to successfully market in the fashion industry. The class encompasses lessons...

Easter Weekend in Rome

Easter is one of, if not the most important days of the Roman Catholic Church, and where better to spend it then in the heart of it all? With big events come big crowds...

Spring Break Visitors!

For me, with Spring Break came extra excitement – visitors coming from College Park! The Friday before Spring Break, five of my absolute best friends flew into the beautiful city of Rome, Italy. After...

Milan Fashion Week 2016

Last Wednesday night, we embarked on an overnight bus to Milan. We arrived in the morning groggy – but ready to take on the city. We only had a short 24 hours to spend...

Beginning My Adventure Abroad

Ciao! My name is Bridget Hollenbeck and I am a junior studying at the American University of Rome.  At Maryland, I am a double major in Marketing and Psychology. I’ve known since my college...