Weekend Sojourn: Dinosaurs Invade the Franklin Institute

Looking for something to do that is great fun and maybe even informative? Plan on going to Philadelphia for a weekend – and try to be there  on December 10, when an exciting new exhibit makes it debut at  The Franklin Institute. Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs is set to premiere December 10, 2011 and run through…

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Around the World: Christophe Claret Unveils New 21 Blackjack in Association with Casino de Monte-Carlo

We’ve covered Christophe Claret many times before, with his innovative timepieces, and earlier this year, we brought you the 21 Blackjack watch (read about it here and see a video here) – a superb piece that offers 21, roulette and dice! Now,  Christophe Claret has partnered with the world-famous Casino de Monte-Carlo. The collaboration will be…

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Off the Cuff: Stefan Johansson Watches

For the past three weeks I have been wearing the Stefan Johansson Vaxjo chronograph timepiece with date indication and alluringly colorful dial. This watch went to the America’s Cup World Series races, did a few laps at a local racetrack, and some hiking. It withstood everything with valor, timed the races wonderfully with the 5/10…

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Around the World: Exclusive Info on the FP Journe LineSport Series — Aluminum Movements!

Recently in Geneva, I had the opportunity to visit the amazing FP Journe workshops and to view the watchmaker’s newest creations. A complete deviation from his usual ultra-classic and elegant pieces, the new watches are sport watches.  Yes, sport watches, and they utilize high-tech, innovative materials and ground-breaking technology. The first in the new lineSport series,…

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Weekend Sojourn: Visiting the Swiss Watchmaking mecca of La Chaux-deFonds

Exhibit at the clock museum. Watch lover visiting Switzerland? If so, most likely you’ll want to schedule a visit to the mecca of Swiss watchmaking, La Chaux-de-Fonds. It is a quick stop, but many brands call this district home. The capital city of the 1,000-meter-high district of La Chaux-de-Fonds, is the canton of Neuchâtel– where…

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