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Visit Kanchanaburi and the Bridge Over the River Kwai

Those who have seen the movie, The Bridge On the River Kwai will have learned to a degree how the bridge was built and the toll in terms of human suffering that was endured by the men who slaved under terrible circumstances during WWII in order to build the Burma to Thailand rail line. Of course even a great movie like this cannot portray in its entirety what really happened, therefore read on to discover why the bridge was built, by whom it was built and what you can expect to see when you visit the bridge, the onsite museum and the war cemetery today.

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Top 5 Beaches in Thailand to Visit

Krabi: Railay Beach

There are so many beautiful beaches in Thailand that it is difficult to decide which one we will choose when holidaying with our children. The Thai people are very family orientated and welcoming therefore whichever beach area we select we simply cannot go wrong. One of the most popular beach areas for families to visit is Krabi which is located in the south of Thailand. Krabi offers superb accommodation along with a whole host of activities for families to enjoy plus is a little quieter than Phuket offering a calmer alternative. The scenery of this island is one of the most beautiful in Thailand with limestone formations that can be seen in all directions.

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