About

Too Many Adapters is a leading source of technology news, information and resources for travellers. Our writers traverse the globe, smartphones in hand and luggage in tow, providing real-world accounts of the gear they use and the challenges they face.

Our readers look to us for honest reviews and strong opinions, finding the best (and the worst) among thousands of travel apps, gadgets and websites clamoring for attention. We know the issues that travellers face – we deal with them ourselves every day – and how technology can help resolve them.

Founded in 2011 by a pair of travelling geeks, Too Many Adapters has since grown rapidly. Featured in print and online magazines, podcasts and dozens of tech and travel websites, we now have tens of thousands of readers every month and a team of contributors who cover every aspect of travel technology.

Too Many Adapters. We are technology for travellers.

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FOUNDERS

Dave on phone

Dave Dean has been a geek as long as he can remember. His first computer was a ZX Spectrum, complete with rubber keys and a tape drive that rarely worked. That thing was a work of art.

He worked in the technology field for fifteen years around the world, combining his love of all things nerdy with an overwhelming travel addiction.

Originally from New Zealand but now based out of a backpack long term, Dave writes about technology and travel from anywhere with half decent internet and a great view.

Dustin

Dustin Main first rocked a computer while owning a Lemonade Stand on a friend’s old monochrome Apple II. As it turns out, those entrepreneurial skills would come in good use when he started his first tech company a couple of decades later.

Hiking around North America since age 5, he had his first taste of another continent while texting blog updates back to Canada from the top of Kilimanjaro.

Traveling full time and photographing the 7 continents since 2009, Dustin takes pretty pictures when he’s not talking (or writing) tech to anyone that will listen.

SENIOR WRITERS

Laurence

Laurence Norah is a traveller, writer and photographer, who spends much of his time musing on his blog Finding the Universe.

Mostly though, he’s happiest behind his camera viewfinder on top of a mountain, or enjoying a chilled beer somewhere. If you bump into him, say hi, and steer him away from the edge…

Lauren wearing Monster Inspiration headphones

Lauren Juliff is a physicist turned digital nomad who’s travelling and working her way around the world on a permanent basis.

She’s the clumsy member of the team — if there’s a camera to be dropped, a Kindle to be stood on or a laptop to pour a drink over, she’ll be the one to do it.

You can read more about her travel misadventures over at Never Ending Footsteps.