Songkran, the festival to celebrate the Thai New Year, returns this 13-15 April. Here, Time Out editorial team has gathered up everything you need to know about this Thailand's biggest celebration — from where to enjoy the water play and where to party to where to chillax and where to stay — so that you can make the most of your Songkran moments.
Celebrating Songkran in Bangkok
3 Best waterproof phones
It's Songkran Day and this is how to get away with water! IPHONE X iPhone X, which awes fans with its full-screen design, great cameras, and top-notch biometric scanner, features a dust- and water-resistant rating at IP67, which secures the phone up to one meter in depth for up to 30 minutes. From B40,500 SAMSUNG GALAXY S9+ The newest flagship device of the South Korean tech giant comes with a sleek glass body, crystalclear OLED screen that’s curved on both sides, and awesome double cameras that promise great photos in every condition. A rating of IP68 means the phone is fully dust-protected and waterresistant up to 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes. From B31,900 HUAWEI MATE 10 PRO Huawei’s most advanced phone in the market (the P20 hasn’t been introduced at the time of writing) features a sleek body and double cameras co-designed by Leica. It boasts an IP67 rating, which means its water-resistant until one meter and up to 30 minutes. From B24,900