Yep, judging by a few recent sales it seems that the mini/radial is finally getting more 'mainstream' recognition among collectors. I briefly thought about 'cashing in' to chase a grail, but I just couldn't do it. This is a true keeper.
You have set you travel timezone and are using the watch as intented. Has the watch led to any impromptu conversations when spotted on your wrist. I know it is always hard to strike up conversation. Enjoy your travels. Bill