Time Out has described it as the 'Woodstock, Live 8 and Ibiza of world literature ... James Joyce meets Monsoon Wedding'.
Sandra Hall is a film critic for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Great scenery, seafood and swimming are worth the occasional crossed anchor.
Facelifts, nose jobs, hair transplants and friendly people – Iran is a fascinating paradox.
A tour through this ghostly place unearths the sins of what is now known as the "US den of espionage".
There's no better way to explore Sydney Harbour than to holiday on it.