After years of research and about 6 months of development, a new project of mine has come to fruition: the Mars Timeline mobile app. It is a tribute to humanity's effort to conquer Mars, an encyclopedia containing every mission ever sent to the Red Planet.
downl;oad it and enjoy mission overviews, detailed technical information of spacecraft, and galleries of rare images. Enjoy the story of Mars exploration all for free and without advertisements, of course, as I believe that we should not put a price on knowledge.
Backpacking is a fun and rewarding way to travel. It offers more opportunities, to immerse oneself in a foreign culture, than more traditional ways. Yet, for those who have never done it before, planning a backpacking trip may seem like a daunting task, especially if the target country is as exotic as Japan. Luckily, that is where this article comes in. Of course, I am by no means an expert, but I did go on an impromptu, month-long backpacking trip to Japan, during which I feel I had gained invaluable experiences that can be beneficial to others; especially if you, like me, go there for the first time. This is what this article is about.