Setsu Stories

Japan’s New Digital Nomad Visa

Japan’s New Digital Nomad Visa

This March, Japan will be introducing a digital nomad visa allowing those who work remotely to experience the rich culture of Japan for up to six months. Make the most of this new opportunity by spending the first summer in Niseko.

March 09, 2024
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The Best Way to Enjoy Spring in Niseko

The Best Way to Enjoy Spring in Niseko

Niseko during the spring season bursts into life after the severe weather of winter. It brings warm weather, stunning nature, wildlife and a host of new activities to try.

February 25, 2024
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Plan Ahead for Next Winter

Plan Ahead for Next Winter

Niseko is fast becoming one of the most popular ski destinations in the world. As a result, planning ahead for the winter season is essential. We can help you stay on top of things and make sure you don't miss out.

February 17, 2024
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Interview with Michelin Star Chef Kawano and Chef Sato

Interview with Michelin Star Chef Kawano and Chef Sato

With the launch of meli melo’s new Guest Chef residency (hokkAsia) coming up next week, we took time to catch up with Michelin-acclaimed Chef Kawano of Chaleur in Singapore and Chef Sato of meli melo Sapporo ahead of the inaugural chapter of the hokkAsia programme.

February 14, 2024
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A New Guest Chef Residency Programme at méli mélo

A New Guest Chef Residency Programme at méli mélo

From 24 February, méli mélo -Yuki No Koe- presents “HokkAsia”. Savour a world of culinary excellence as méli mélo teams up with some of Asia’s finest Michelin star chefs to bring a new dining series of Four Hands Dinners to Niseko.

January 30, 2024
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A Non-Skiers Guide to Niseko

A Non-Skiers Guide to Niseko

Not a skier or snowboarder? No problem. We have you covered with the best winter activities to keep you busy without needing to hit the slopes. Whether you want adventure, relaxation, dining or shopping Niseko is fun for everyone.

January 21, 2024
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Happy Holidays from Setsu Niseko

Happy Holidays from Setsu Niseko

Over the winter season we enjoyed a jam packed event schedule. The festive celebrations at Setsu spread across Christmas and the New Year. We had a range of events covering both Western and Japanese culture to encapsulate the full Setsu experience.

January 02, 2024
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Night Skiing in Niseko

Night Skiing in Niseko

For keen skiers, night skiing is an opportunity to spend more time on the slopes. For beginners, it is a chance to practice without the crowds and see the mountain in a whole new way.

December 24, 2023
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Winter Holidays Begins with Our Annual Lighting Ceremony

Winter Holidays Begins with Our Annual Lighting Ceremony

We celebrated our second winter season starting with a lighting ceremony, a tradition we plan to do on the 8th of December every year. Thank you to everyone who joined us for the celebrations, the event was a big success made possible by your presence.

December 09, 2023
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