My Personal Recounting of the Kentucky Derby: Experiencing the Fastest 2 Minutes in Sports with Longines

Yesterday, what is dubbed as the “Fastest two minutes in sports” took place. The 140th Kentucky Derby, held in Louisville, is one amazing event – something everyone should have on his or her bucket list. This is especially true if it is done in style, as in going along with the Official Watch and Timekeeper…

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Eat Your Heart Out! Chef Experience Extraordinaire at the Kentucky Derby Taste of Derby with Longines

There are many stories behind the Kentucky Derby – the horses, jockeys and races, the hats (oh the hats), the bourbon, the food and more. It’s a lot to soak in. So, in several installments we will unroll the Kentucky Derby beginning with, since it is Saturday and we have a weekend sojourn here, the…

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Fantastic Vintage Watches — Original Pics from Readers

Last month, we posted some vintage timepieces here  – watches from the 40’s, 70’s and 80’s. That sparked some interesting reactions from readers, and today we share a look into a few reader-submitted photos. There will be more coming soon, too, so stay tuned.  

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Wristwatch Pulsometers and Beyond! Introducing the Longines Asthmometer-Pulsometer Chronograph

Pulsometer wristwatches—wristwatches that enable doctors (or laymen) to time the pulse – have been around for more than half a century. They are, however, quite rarely made in today’s watchmaking world. In fact, one can count on fingers and toes the number of luxury Swiss watch brands that produce pulsometer watches. Still, doctors and certain…

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Watch Education: What Exactly is a Chronograph

Chronograph watches — we write about them all the time. Lately, though, with the holidays on us and some watch lovers looking to buy watches as gifts, we had a lot of interested readers asking questions about chronographs. Here, we try to outline the basics about what exactly a chronograph watch is and how it…

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