Off The Beaten Path is the travelogue of a student who decides to maximize his opportunity of a semester abroad. During the week Nick attends class at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, while on the weekends and breaks explores the best of what over twelve countries in Europe and North Africa have to offer. Nick's story also expands to Christmas time adventures in Latin America. The book also contains commentary form both Nick and his friends who joined him along the way about their experiences and how the places they have seen compare to the rest of their travels. For anyone who has spent time studying and traveling overseas, or wants to kw what its like, Off the Beaten Path is the perfect read.