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5 Tips on How to Enjoy Rainy Holiday

5 Tips on How to Enjoy Rainy Holiday



This time of year is the rainy season. While most people would choose to travel during the summer months, there is beauty in travelling on rainy days. Besides enjoying the unceasing petrichor that emanates post-rain, there are fewer crowds during the off-peak season. If you take advantage of rainy season travel, here are some tried-and-tested tips on how you can weather through the wet season.

1. Check the Weather Forecast
In Indonesia, the August to September period can bring in some pretty heavy downpours. Try to follow each’s respective local weather bureau on social media for updates, Google, or simply download a weather app to see if the sun’s up or a storm’s brewing on your travel dates. You can also check on BMKG (Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geofisika) official website.


2. Bring an Umbrella and Raincoat
Like a proverb ever said “have an umbrella ready before the rain”, so, it would not be wrong if you always have an umbrella or raincoat or both in your bag. You can also use umbrella when the weather so hot to keep your skin exposed from ultraviolet. While raincoat used for you who traveling with motorcycle when it is rain.

3. Pack weatherproof clothing
The most obvious advice for travelling during the rainy season is to pack appropriate attire. Waterproof clothes such as raincoats, sweaters and ponchos are a must, as is a portable umbrella. Roads and streets can also be slippery when wet, so remember to bring rubber-soled footwear. Don't missed to bring plastic bags to put in your wet clothes.

4. Indoor Attraction
Just because it’s raining, it doesn’t mean your holiday is bust. There are other ways to enjoy a destination during the rainy season, and one of them is to plan indoor activities such as visiting museums, or malls. 


5. Have a Healthy Holiday
If you’re feeling a little bit under the weather, boost your immune system by adding Vitamin A and C to your diet. Apart from supplements, indulge in fresh vegetables, fruits and juices, which are widely available in groceries or local fresh markets.

Culinary activities can also be a perfect choice to use your rainy holiday. Try to consume warm food like soup to keep you warm and healthy.