Our Partner, Pullman Rail Journeys

February 16, 2017
By Kevin R. Tam, President

At Uncommon Journeys, we are careful about who we choose as our travel partners. And one company that has passed our test time and time again is Pullman Rail Journeys who own and operate private Vista-Dome Streamliner trains to our (and their) exacting standards. But just who are they?

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Hawaii In The Grand Manner

February 14, 2017
By Kevin R. Tam, President

While Hawaii is every bit as magical and enchanting as it was when Captain James Cook first came ashore, frankly, in recent years the experience of getting to and around Hawaii has become less enjoyable. Packed flights without any meal service, delays, airport hassles and, perhaps worst of all, a grim red-eye flight back to the mainland, not to mention packing and unpacking in order to visit three or four islands all make this not entirely pleasant.

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Winter In Yellowstone

February 9, 2017
By Kevin R. Tam, President

It’s been a tough few months for America. This recent election has been more divisive than any in recent memory. As we try to put the animosity in the rearview mirror, here at Uncommon Journeys, I thought we’d take a different approach to doing so.  Nature can be one of the most relaxing, most soothing and most peaceful of all medicines for stress, anger or resentment. While Yellowstone is one of our most popular destinations during the summer, it is closed during the winter and that, perhaps, is when it is at its most therapeutic. Without comment, today we present some spectacular views of Yellowstone in the winter. Inhale. Enjoy. Exhale.

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San Francisco Photo Tour

February 7, 2017
By Kevin R. Tam, President

Here at the Uncommon Journeys, we’re a bit partial to San Francisco. We’re headquartered in Alameda, just across the bay from one of the most beautiful places on earth. In today’s blog, I wanted to take you on a photo tour of some of my favorite spots.

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Elegant Canadian Rockies

November 3, 2016
By Kevin R. Tam, President

As I mentioned in Tuesday’s blog, here at the Uncommon Journeys, we are creating trips for 2017 and the latest one I’d like to present is one of our most popular every year, our 8-day Elegant Canadian Rockies train tour from Seattle to Calgary departing June 22, July 20, August 24, and September 14, 2017.

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