Cassandra Brooklyn is a travel writer and guidebook author based in New York City. Cassandra writes for The Daily Beast, Travel + Leisure, Fodor’s, Far & Wide, and World Nomads, among others. Cassandra founded EscapingNY, an off-the-beaten-path travel company, and leads group tours to Jordan, Mexico, and Cuba. She is also the author of Cuba by Bike, a cycling guidebook to Cuba. Follow her adventures – and misadventures – on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.