Christian Grand is a staff writer at The Royal Tour. Please scroll down for an index of all his articles here.

Christian Grand is a current law student and former educator based out of Portland, Oregon. He spends his free time traveling, planning to travel, and talking to other people about traveling whether they are interested in the topic or not. He has an obsession with national parks that ranges from moderate to severe, which many of his friends and family find endearing.

Portland’s Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery

Hanford and the Manhattan Project

Cedar Breaks: Hoodoos, Fossils, and My Favorite Two Star Motel

Petrified Forest and the a Best $10 Ever Spent

Crater Lake in the Time of Covid

Lassen Volcanic National Park: Land of Snow and Sulphur

Cottonwood Canyon State Park and the Columbia River Gorge (But Not John Day)

Big Thicket National Preserve: Land of Swamp and Cacti

White Sands National Park: Five Stars (Unless You Dislike Sand Greatly)

Great Basin National Park, Vegas, and “The Bachelorette”

On Returning to the Sky

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Padre Island National Seashore

The Amistad Borderlands

Rosie the Riveter

A Quiet History on California’s Coastline: Cabrillo National Monument

Frankfurt, Germany and Apfelwein