David Dean David Dean 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. Traveling full-time for 5+ years, he's now visited several dozen countries with a strong preference for places with great beaches and delicious street food. Highlights David started traveling and full-time freelancing in 2011 He runs a travel technology site and a travel blog, and has appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and other major publicationsHe has a BA in History and Political Science from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand Experience 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. Education David graduated with a BA in History and Political Science from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.TripSavvy work:Why Facebook Messenger Is Actually a Travel App6 Gadgets No Business Traveler Should Be WithoutThe Best Road Trips to Take in PortugalTripSavvy Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.