Things to Do in Tokyo When You’re Wet

A lot of people are surprised to learn that May is the rainiest month in Colorado. But what about Japan?

Things to Do in Tokyo When You’re Wet? What else? Make pictures of other people taking pictures in the rain…


If it isn’t already obvious, it’s a good idea to pack a small umbrella—one that fits in your camera bag—whenever you travel. I use an inexpensive ($16) Totes Raines collapsible umbrella that folds down to 7 x 1 3/4-inches for stuffing into camera back, messenger bag or even cargo pocket in your pants or shorts


Travel tip: To keep my camera dry when I’m shooting in the rain, I always bring along a protective cover that hotels provide for free but for some reason are always labeled “shower cap.” Something more dependable, rugged and almost as affordable is OP/TECH’s 8-inch Small Rain Sleeve, that costs $8.25 for two of’em.

Author: Joe Farace

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