Hi! I'm Ian

I’m from Quebec City in Canada, and at a very young age, I had dreams to discover the world. I imagined a life of endless travel, off the grid, out of the ordinary… In 2002 I designed a system to make it possible through online income. Little did I know, this new form of lifestyle would later become widespread with thousands of new adepts, known as digital nomads.

Fast forward today, more than 17 years on the road, non-stop and counting, I how visited 230 countries, including every one of the 195 recognized by the United Nations. I’ve circled the globe more than 6 times and filled 11 passports on the way… My digital nomad lifestyle is now deeply encrusted in me and I pride myself every day to have inspired travelers from around the world to grab their backpacks, and embark on their own journey on the open road!

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Countries I've Been: 230, including 195/195 U.N. Countries

Latest Articles

Kitesurfing around Canoa Quebrada / Fortím / Parajuru

Pretty amazing area to kitesurf, just south of Fortaleza! Most kitesurfers that visit Ceará, and even locals, will hardly know this little paradise, as they almost exclusively concentrate on the western beaches of Fortaleza! Almost all the literature and information online talk about the western spots, and very few talk about the eastern beaches. But there is definitely something to see around Canoa Quebrada, with great kitesurfing conditions! In This Article…1 Less wind, great conditions!2 Parajuru: The river mouths and lagoon3 Fortím: a future hotspot4 Kiting in Canoa Quebrada5 Video of me kiting in Parajuru6 In photos Less wind, great conditions! It is known that there is less wind east of fortaleza. While this is true, I don’t see it as such an inconvenience if you visit during the season around august to November. If you visit with a Big kite,Ike a 12m, you will […]


Tatajuba in North-eastern Brazil: a Kitesurf Paradise

Through my years kitesurfing the world and mostly the long north-eastern coast of Brazil, I’ve got to experience some of the best spots the world has to offer for kitesurfing addicts like me. All of the spots offer all sorts of different interesting attributes but very few offer the whole range of activities available to kitesurfers in one single spot! And this is where Tatajuba shine! No need to kite in different towns, you might have it all in one single place by coming to Tatajuba. In This Article…1 A Stunning and Beautiful Beach to the flavors of Jericoacoara2 How to get to Tatajuba3 The Kite Spot that has it all4 A Growing International Community5 Video of me kiting in Tatajuba A Stunning and Beautiful Beach to the flavors of Jericoacoara Ever since Lonely Planet voted Jericoacoara the best beach in the world in 2014, […]


Visiting Venice… Again, and Again !

This is a city that I keep coming back to. In fact, if there is one city in the world that I cannot get tiered of, and keep coming back for a stroll around, it definitely has to be Venice! Could I live in Venice? Definitely not… way too touristy. Is it the most beautiful city in the world? It might as well be! It is like a man made natural wonderland, a Disneyland for the eye, something that would be impossible to intentionally recreate nowadays where fake plastic amusement parks are the only thing we seem to be creating. In This Article…1 A photographers paradise2 Gelatos, non stop3 The secret how to go to Venice?4 Conclusions5 Venice in Pictures A photographers paradise I must have been to Venice over 7 to 8 times if I can recall correctly. Each time it is like rediscovering […]


Lançamento do livro em Português : O GLOBETROTTER – Ian Boudreault relata quase 20 anos na estrada visitando todos os países do mundo

Finalmente chegou ao Brasil! Depois de se tornar um best-seller da Amazon em todas suas versões em inglês, francês e espanhol. Agora é hora de revelar para o Brasil! Meus pés estavam coçando com a ideia de ter que manter isso em segredo por mais de um ano e meio! Mas com a Covld furiosa em todo o mundo, as fronteiras fechadas, me impedindo de chegar ao meu último país, eu simplesmente não tinha escolha … Avançando para agosto de 2021, com o livro 99% pronto para lançamento, finalmente cheguei ao meu 195º e último país do Mundo, na Líbia. Estou orgulhoso de finalmente poder apresentá-lo ao Brasil, o país que tanto me inspirou em minhas viagens e que se reflete claramente em minhas memórias! Aquilo a que me refiro constantemente, meu país favorito de todos… O que é Globetrotter? Em palavras simples, é meu […]


Announcing my 2nd Book: The World’s Most Traveled Man’s Top 60 Travel Tips

Here it is! My second book! And it’s called The World’s Most Traveled Man’s Top 60 Travel Tips. It was just launched worldwide this September 2021 and available on several platforms, in paperback and ebook format. Why so soon after just launching my first book Globetrotter, you might ask? Well simply because it comes hand in hand with Globetrotter! It’s more of a “How to” guide book, detailing ultimate tips and advice one could learn from experiencing 17 years living on the road and reaching all the countries in the world, half of a lifetime around the globe non-stop. I must admit, I saw it coming… And it happened! But I was prepared… When I first planned to write my memoir Globetrotter after reaching the 195/195 country milestone, I knew the book’s genre wouldn’t appeal to everybody. It is a biographical memoir, and in a […]