Cool Cousin: The Coolest & Smartest Way To Travel

Cool Cousin

“It would be nice to travel if you knew where you were going and where you would live at the end or do we ever know, do we ever live where we live, we’re always in other places, lost, like sheep” – Janet Frame

Of course, it sounds adventurous, travelling to a place you know nothing about. But you need to balance all of these things with safety & efficiency. Given that so much information that is available online, going somewhere without any understanding of that place shows a laziness in planning and a sign of an “old” traveler.

But can we trust all the information from the internet?

Do you familiar with “”reviews that you can trust“? Yes, it is a slogan from one of the biggest travel guide on the internet, TripAdvisor. But on 2012, TripAdvisor has been ordered to rewrite some of its marketing claims by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The ruling follows complaints by hotels that the site had said that its holiday reviews could be “trusted”. The ASA said it was concerned that consumers might be fooled by fraudulent posts since the entries could be made “without any form of verification”.

Apparently, Peter Hook, a senior executive for Accor hotels in Asia and the Pacific, admitted that he published a number of critical reviews under an alias about the company’s rivals on TripAdvisor.

So how can we trust online information to “portray” the real world?  How can we trust when the review is accurate and when it’s not? The answer is you can’t. There is no way to be absolutely certain that all travel information available online can tell you which one is good, and which one is not.

CoolCousin comes with a solution: The only one that you can trust is the local people. 

CoolCousin is trying to connect people to locals around the world, and helping them travel like a local.

Now is the era of peer-to-peer travel, where anyone can offers up a space for accommodation, and the “local” perspective on the area. But tourist spots like Pisa and Taj Mahal are old and a bit boring, the reality is that nothing stays the same, nothing is permanent except change. There are hundreds of new places every year and we can’t just keep doing the same thing over and over again. There’s an increasing number of people who are getting tired of that, and now looking for the “authentic” local experience.

Cool Cousin builds communities in cities around the world of captivating locals (aka “Cousins”) who master their city and are passionate about sharing it with others. The app then allows users to directly connect with these Cousins who spark their interest.

By using Cool Cousin app (iOs), travelers can get a curated guide from 1,000± cousins of all their top picks and personal insights and find places and activities. You’re encouraged to message Cousins and get info directly from locals in the know. Add a cousin or two with a tap, and you’ll get access to their “map” of spots to check out. The guide available for more than 65 cities around the world.

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The idea is when you discover new places and experience different impressions you need a person to discuss and share it with. The act of sharing strengthens relationships and fills a heart with a delight. Especially when you want to find something that appeals to you and your cousin`s common interests.

If you want to find the best Asian food in town, you can just explore through the cousin recommended spots or message the cousin directly if you have any particular question in mind.

You’ll never be lonely when you travel alone

Using blockchain technology and powered by the crypto token CUZ, Cool Cousin is going step forward and offer travelers diverse and affordable premium services, while creating a new source of income for locals around the world, without compromising the content’s trustworthiness.

Become a decentralized platform is important since it can provide Unbiased and Trustworthy information, which limits the users or company’s ability to make commercial decisions that compromise the service’s authenticity.

Cool Cousin is launching their ICO in March 2018 to support their mission to becoming a game-changing decentralized travel agency for the Millennial and Gen Z traveler. More info about the ICO is available at


Golden Triangle, Thailand Photographer: Neibert, Dana

Cool Cousin allows you to travel the world and enjoy some cool experiences.




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