David Joseph Constable is a British journalist who uses the byline David J. Constable. He writes for a wide range of national magazines and newspapers and is a prolific travel journalist. He is currently working on his first book of collected travel assignments, due for release in Spring 2017.

All photography Copyright © David J. Constable unless otherwise stated

 

Tasmania © Chris Crerar

Tasmania © Chris Crerar

waitrose magazine

Waitrose published an Australia Special on the 29th September with their definitive guide to Oz. I have written a piece titled Mountain State about food, drink and fun activities to do in Hobart and Tasmania.

David in Kansas City © Jodi Vander Woude

David in Kansas City © Jodi Vander Woude

AMERICA'S MARVELLOUS MIDWEST

A finger-lickin' trip down memory lane as I return to my old university town - seven years later - of Kansas City in the American Midwest for the Daily Mail.

© Tom O'Leary

© Tom O'Leary

COUVERTURE CRACK

The world has become hooked on the three-way marriage of sea salt, caramel and chocolate. I visited the London chocolatier Paul A. Young who has quickly become the go-to candy man.

David in Tahiti © Ariiatua Tepa

David in Tahiti © Ariiatua Tepa

HEIVA I TAHITI, TATLER

Arriving in Tahiti unfit, unprepared and without a tribe didn't stop me from competing against the indigenous tribes of French Polynesia in the Heiva i Tahti.

Jamie oliver magazine

The resourceful people of the Greek outpost of Corfu are refusing to be cowed by economic strife and are creating a food-lovers' paradise of barter and sustainability in their beautiful island home.

FOOTBALL, CULTURE & BOTTOMS IN SALVADOR

I took a trip to Brazil's original capital Salvador to keepy-up the World Cup spirit and take a walk up the colourful and iconic Pelourinho Square.

The Picasso of pastry

I travelled to Paris to explore the amazing, strange and often controversial flavours and techniques of the macaron maestro and "World's Best Pastry Chef 2016",  Pierre Hermé.

Marlon Brando and his Love Affair with Tahiti

I travelled to French Polynesia to find out why Tahiti - a paradise of "unrivalled beauty" - was Brando's favourite getaway.

David in Patagonia © Julien Capmeil

David in Patagonia © Julien Capmeil

Port Magazine

I travelled to the “uttermost part of the earth” and cut a path through the Patagonian mountains in retracing the steps of legendary journalist and travel writer Bruce Chatwin.

THE EMPIRE BUILT ON BUBBLES

All champagne is not created equal – it’s just from Champagne. Krug though, is in a league of its own. I met Olivier Krug at the Krug World Festival to find out more.

BEEKEEPING, CORFU

 In Corfu I visited Thanasis Kontostanos and his 150+ beehives. We cut out a chunk of honeycomb and with some feta on a fork, wiped it through the runny honey. It tasted sweet and floral, thick like caramel.

Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS & THE RESIDENTS OF SIN

A report back from the seedy gambling hot spot, meeting locals and reflecting on the future of America’s famous Sin City.