David Dean



University of Canterbury


Consumer Technology

Travel Tech

Photography Tech


  • David started full-time freelancing in 2011
  • He has a BA in History and Political Science from the University of Canterbury
  • He runs a travel technology site and a travel blog, and has appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and other major publications


David worked in corporate IT for 15 years in a variety of support and managerial roles in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, before switching careers to become a travel and technology writer and small business owner. He founded his own travel technology site (TooManyAdapters.com) and his own travel blog (WhatsDaveDoing.com) and his work has also appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and other major publications. 

David runs his own travel technology site—TooManyAdapters.com, and his own travel blog—WhatsDaveDoing.com. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and other major publications. 


David graduated with a BA in Political Science and History from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Lifewire work:

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