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Australia

When heading Down Under, it's tempting to try and see everything. A family wisely decides to take it easy instead

  • Melbourne Museum melbourne.museum.vic.gov.au, $4.50
  • State Library of Victoria 328 Swanston St., Melbourne, slv.vic.gov.au, free
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    The Millmans will be able to ride as many of Luna Park's amusements as their stomachs can handle -- free of charge, thanks to day passes courtesy of park administrators (a $30 value per person). They'll want to keep an eye out for the Joy Wheel, a spinning disk that, as it speeds up, gently throws riders to the side. The last person holding on gets bragging rights.

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    "We had a fantastic time," says Ken Robertson, who we coached in April on a trip to Alaska with wife Cathy and their triplet sons (pictured outside the plane that brought them to a glacier in Denali). "Your suggestions helped us and made the vacation so much more memorable."

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