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17 Photos from the Songkran Festival That Prove It’s One Hell of a Party

The Songkran festival, the Thai new year celebration/world’s biggest and baddest water fight has come to an end. So… now what? Well, you could put that Super Soaker away until next year, let it collect dust in your utility closet behind a pile of slip ‘N slides,...
5 places you can stay dry during Songkran in Bangkok | Things to do in Bangkok, Thailand

Want to Stay Dry During Songkran in Bangkok?

Well, I guess I don’t blame you. Three days of non-stop aquatic anarchy can be truly trying—especially if you’ve found yourself on the business end of a Super Soaker the whole time. Maybe you do need a break. Luckily, you’re in Bangkok! The Thai town known as both the “City of...

Tradition and Fun: the Songkran Water Festival

The Songkran water festival is an event that is best experienced in the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand. The Thai people are typically a warm and welcoming bunch who, especially in resort areas, are well used to the presence of tourists. In the searing heat of mid-April each...
How will the Thai king's death affect Songkran 2017?

How will the Thai king’s death affect Songkran 2017?

On October 13th, 2016, Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away at the age of 88 leaving the entire country in mourning. He was the world’s longest reigning monarch (70 years!) and held an almost god-like status to his people. As a sign of understanding and respect,...
The Origins of the Songkran Festival

The Origins of the Songkran Festival

For those visiting Thailand around mid-April, there is another side to the world’s largest water fight that is definitely worth your time. Contrary to these modern methods of celebrating Songkran, the festival remains deeply entrenched in tradition and ritual. Scholars are quite...
Fuel for the Fight: 8 foods to try in Phuket, Thailand during Songkran

Fuel for the Fight: 8 Foods to Try in Phuket

You’re heading into battle. Every good Super Soaker soldier knows you need to be fuelled up and ready for anything at a moment’s notice. Here in Thailand, we arm our warriors with dishes heavy on curry and noodles—really gets the blood pumping. Probably. Luckily, Phuket is...

How Many Times Can You Get Wet at Songkran?

While it is statistically impossible to know exactly how many times you will get wet at Songkran, whether doused by a bucket of ice water, sprayed by a fire truck’s hose or trunked by an elephant, there is another way to look at it. You will only ever get wet once and every time...
7 Chiang Mai, Thailand Experiences Totally Worth Your Time

7 Chiang Mai Experiences Totally Worth Your Time

There’s an ancient Thai proverb that goes, “One shouldn’t just throw water. One should also visit many tourist sites as well.” OK… fine… I just made that up. It’s true though! No matter your reason for flitting off to one country or another, you should always be open to...
Places in Thailand to Party during Songkran

Your Guide to Surviving the World’s Wildest Water Fight

For those coming late to Songkran and who may not really know what the event is about, it can be hard to summarize. The Thai festival is a New Year’s celebration and for us westerners it can be viewed as a holiday similar to April Fool’s (and not just because it occurs...
What to do in Phuket, Thailand during Songkran Water Festival

The (Mostly) Dry Side of Phuket

Songkran Phuket is almost here! Time to pack your sunscreen, your goggles, your childlike enthusiasm for Super Soakers and faux violence. It’s going to get cuh-razy out there, people. So crazy, in fact, you may need a break from the moist madness. No one is judging you; it...
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