Onigiri is a rice snack available in convenience and other food stores in Japan. It goes by other names as well – o-musubi, nigirimeshi and rice ball. It is a simple but surprisingly tasty thing to eat.
Category archive: Lifestyle
When people talk lifestyles, the accompanying pictures often have deck chairs – but also palm trees, poolside waiters and drinks with cocktail umbrellas propped in the top. This photo, taken outside a restaurant in Telluride CO, was not posed. There were others occupied by skiers taking in some sunshine, but the waiters and exotic drinks were absent. So, you will notice, were the crowds. It was a gorgeous day and I think the closest run was called “see forever” which aptly fits this view.
Festivals of ice, snow and lights are part of winter festivities in Hokkaido. In Otaru’s program of events was an unusual World Championship. I went along.
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
~ Cesar Chavez
Bento boxes are meals packed in boxes, that have s number of different parts. It is reflective of Japanese meals – they often have a number of dishes on offer at a meal. The bento box is like a Japanese lunchbox with different compartments to hold the different dishes.