The Grey NATO – 243 – Traveling With Your Watches (Packing, Picks, Theft & More)
With the TGN boys assessing their summer travel plans, we figured it would be high time to do an episode dedicated to how we travel ... with our watches (or don’t – in some cases). From how to pick the right watch for a trip to concerns like packing, the number of watches to bring, and even the looming threat of crime and danger, Jason and James get into the sometimes complicated reality of traveling with watches.
We hold ourselves to the highest standards in all we do, so we follow German traditions in our brewing techniques and recipes - because they set the standard for perfection. For us, that includes a thirst for experimentation with precision, so we are always learning and stepping up our game.
For this week's episode, we're thrilled to have Robert Spangle on the show for an extended chat about his remarkable background and work. A true renaissance man with a military background, Robert is a photographer, designer, photojournalist, writer, and trained tailor. He goes by
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