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Cassandra Brooklyn

location-pin New York, New York

School: New York University

Expertise: travel, sustainability

Cassandra Brooklyn

  • Owner of EscapingNY.com, a travel company specializing in small, ethically run group tours in Cuba, Mexico and Jordan
  • Author of Cuba by Bike, a cycling guidebook that premiered at No. 1 on Amazon
  • Contributor to Fodor's Essential Egypt 2023 guidebook
  • Regular contributor to Travel + Leisure, National Geographic, Fodor’s, Lonely Planet, Sierra Club, AAA, Moon Travel Guides, Roadtrippers, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes and TIME

Experience

Cassandra writes about travel, accessibility and sustainability for various national publications and travel guides. In addition to Reader's Digest, her work appears regularly in National Geographic, Travel + Leisure, Fodor’s, Lonely Planet, Sierra Club, AAA, Moon Travel Guides and Roadtrippers, as well as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Daily Beast, Forbes and TIME. She is the author of Cuba by Bike, a cycling guidebook that premiered at the No. 1 spot on Amazon. Cassandra also founded and runs EscapingNY.com, a travel company specializing in small, ethically run group tours in Cuba, Mexico and Jordan.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee BA, Business Administration, Marketing New York University MA, Social Psychology

Articles

The Best Places to See the Northern Lights for the Experience of a Lifetime

From Alaska and the Arctic to the Lower 48 and European escapes, here's where to see the northern lights this winter

The Best Time to Visit Scotland for Better Weather and Stargazing

From island-hopping and hiking to stargazing and Northern Lights hunting, here's info on the best time to visit Scotland, depending on what you want to do

10 Rude Camping Habits You Need to Stop ASAP

Sometimes we miss the mark when trying to do right at the campsite. Here are some common missteps campers should avoid.