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

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¡Lanzamiento del libro: TROTAMUNDOS! – Ian Boudreault cuenta sus 17 años en la carretera mientras visita todos los países del mundo

¡Aquí está! ¡Al final! No tienen idea de lo feliz que estoy de anunciarlo. ¡Por fin puedo revelar al mundo mi pequeña y preciosa concepción en la que he estado trabajando tan duro! Un mes después del lanzamiento de mi Best-seller GLOBETROTTER, la versión original en inglés, ahora llega Trotamundos. Este es para ustedes, al mundo latino. Se lo debia a todos, después de todo el tiempo maravilloso que he pasado dentro de sus países, definitivamente lo que considero mi parte preferida del mundo! Siempre digo que tengo una parte de mi corazón que es latina. Y este libro fue escrito pensando en ustedes, para todas las personas maravillosas que he conocido durante el tiempo que me han recibido siempre como invitado privilegiado en sus países. España, México, Colombia, Argentina, Panamá, Chile, Costa Rica, y todos los otros! Por todos esos tiempos increíbles que hemos […]


GLOBETROTTER now a #1 Best-Seller

WE DID IT! Globetrotter has reached #1 Amazon Best Seller! And even better, it has done so 4 times in 4 different categories! The launch was a great success with thousands of people reading the book as we speak! I am truly humbled by all the amazing words of encouragement I have received from all my readers from all over the world! And want to thank everyone for taking the time to read globetrotter. I couldn’t hope for a better outcome so far and still, a lot is yet to come, with the launch of its international versions in Spanish, Portuguese and Russian! To write a memoir, it takes a big effort to open up truthfully and deliver personal segments of one’s life. Trust me, It hasn’t been easy, as my objective in writing globetrotter has always been to be sincere, and detailed about sensible […]


GLOBETROTTER is a Best Seller! – Ian Boudreault Recounts 17 Years on the Road While Visiting Every Country in the World

Here it is! At last! You have no idea how happy I am to announce it. I can finally unveil my precious little conception I’ve been working so hard on, to the world! My feet were itching at the idea of having to keep it a secret for more than a year and a half! But with Covid raging all over the world, borders shut tight, restricting me from reaching my last country, I just had no choice… Fast forward to August 2021, having the book 99% ready for launch, I finally reached my 195th and final country in Libya. So I am proud to finally be able to present it to the world! What is Globetrotter? In simple words, it is my memoir. 17 years spent roaming the world, living non-stop in a suitcase, to 230 countries including every one of the 195 countries […]


LE GLOBE-TROTTEUR deja Best Seller! – Ian Boudreault raconte 17 ans sur la route en visitant tous les pays du monde

(Liens pour vous procurer votre copies de Le Globe-trotteur en PROMO 50% vers la fin de l’article) Il est ici! Enfin! Vous n’imaginez pas à quel point je suis heureux de l’annoncer. Je peux enfin dévoiler au monde ma précieuse petite conception sur laquelle j’ai travaillé si dur ! Je suffocait à l’idée de devoir garder ça secret pendant plus d’un an et demi ! Mais avec la pandemie qui faisait rage dans le monde entier, et les frontières fermées, cela m’empêchant d’atteindre mon dernier pays, et je n’avais tout simplement pas le choix… C’est finalement en août 2021, le livre étant déja prêt à 99% pour le lancement, que j’ai finalement atteint mon 195e et dernier pays en Libye. Je suis donc fier de pouvoir enfin le présenter au monde ! Qu’est-ce que Le Globe-trotteur ? En termes simples, ce sont mes mémoires. 17 […]


Visiting Libya in 2021: my 195th and last Country in the World!

Libya! Once one of the richest country in Africa, thanks to endless supplies of oil. And like many other oil countries would agree, wherever there is oil, there is trouble. Nothing could be further from the truth in the troubled north-African nation, which has been embroiled in Civil wars since the Arab Spring 10 years prior. I had waited since 2011 to enter Libya, with small windows opening once in a while. I had never managed to enter, and every time I seemed ready to go, more bad news would strike the country once again, spiraling to never ending chaos. \ Some might already know that I am a big fan of north African countries. In fact, I often say that they are my favorite Arab countries, along with Lebanon. Knowing Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia all reserved the same kind of culture, hospitality and amazing […]