Plan to ski in Japan? Check out ski slopes in the Japanese Alps and Oshin's home town

Get your ski and onsen fix at these three snowy stops in Japan.
Shiga Kogen in Nagano sprawls over more than 600 hectares, so it is a good choice for snow sports enthusiasts.
Shiga Kogen in Nagano sprawls over more than 600 hectares, so it is a good choice for snow sports enthusiasts.ST PHOTO: ONG SOR FERN

JAPAN - Niseko in Hokkaido, Japan, is a popular ski destination with Singaporeans. But in the past decade, the town has practically become a Singaporean outpost - what with Singaporean chef Willin Low setting up a restaurant there and Singaporean companies such as Cathay Organisation and SC Global developing properties there.

For enthusiasts who are keen to explore the other snow destinations Japan has to offer, here are three alternative resorts to check out. But as these spots are popular with Japanese travellers, it is best to book now for the next snow season in December.

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