From 2012 to 2017, David's freelance credits include articles based on assignments and research in eight Latin American countries.

His stories and photos appeared in International Living Magazine, Incomes Abroad, as well as online websites and blogs, including the Huffington Post. His body of work includes magazine features stories and cover stories.

During this time, David served as a contributing editor, wrote a guidebook, and spoke in the US and Mexico at magazine-sponsored events.

In 2018, David launched a freelance writing blog.