When monsoon arrives, there are so many exciting activities you can do. Click pictures of the gorgeous sky, embrace the raindrops falling on you, and of course enjoy the petrichor. However, it’s wise to stay indoors, especially if it’s raining heavily. So here are 10 fun activities for you to indulge in alone or along with family and friends during this amazing monsoon season.
Enjoy a steaming Cuppa
Cuddle into a blanket or sit by the window and sip in a freshly brewed cup of tea.
We suggest: Chamomile tea: For a peaceful easy feeling, Darjeeling tea: If you’re a tea connoisseur and are looking for something that’s light and still flavorful, and Mint tea: If you like a refreshing flavor in your tea
Listen to Music
If you are a music aficionado, then its best to listen to some groovy beats or sing along to some of your all-time favorite songs.
We suggest: Coldplay – The Scientist, The Eagles – New Kid In Town, Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love, Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars, and Credence Clearwater Revival – Who’ll Stop The Rain
Play a Game
Fun-filled games like Monopoly, Jenga, Twister or Uno can be enjoyed with your family members. However, if you are alone, you can download a free rummy app and start playing rummy online free on your mobile phone. You can even play the game online on a rummy game website. You can participate in either regular cash games or special monsoon tournaments.
We suggest: Monopoly, Jenga, Twister, Uno and Online Rummy
Monsoon is the perfect time to catch up on all the movies you may have missed.
We suggest: Singin’ in the Rain (1952), Magnolia (1999), Jurassic Park (1993), and The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Cook It Yourself (CIY)
Outside food must be avoided in the monsoon season. So, cook it yourself!
We suggest: Jalebis, samosa, blueberry muffin, spinach Alfredo pasta and purple rain mocktail
Read a Book
The best way to enjoy a rainy day home alone is to slip under a plush blanket with a cup of tea and a good book.
We suggest: Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte, The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins, Love Story – Erich Segal, and A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire George R.R. Martin
Rains bring out emotions and it’s best to pen them down.
We suggest: Write a letter to your future self, or a loved one
Draw and Paint
If you are an artist at heart, then sketching and painting is the best means to express yourself.
We suggest: Paint a picture of the view from your window
Monsoon is a great time to relax and be at ease. The soft vibrations from the drizzle of the rain and the aroma of wet mud can be of great assistance.
We suggest: Yoga, meditation and Pilates
What could be more relaxing than sleeping? Just hop onto a comfy bed and relax.
We suggest: Avoid bright screens and make sure the room is dark when it’s time to sleep.