It's been Peter Morrissey-designed garb for a decade, but now, as Qantas settles into its new partnership with Emirates, it's all change for the Flying Kangaroo's uniforms. Melbourne-born, Paris-based designer Martin Grant has just revealed his handiwork, which will be phased in by early 2014. Say goodbye to the Wirriyarra print - strong tailoring with a sense of timelessness is the Grant calling card.
As desirable hotel addresses go, this one's hard to beat. A former royal palace, just two blocks from the Hermitage, guarded by a brace of lions… Expect St Petersburg's most spacious rooms, grand 1820s interiors and front-row views of St Isaac's Cathedral when the Four Seasons Lion Palace débuts in August.
The Rocky Mountaineer goes international in 2013, launching a three-day journey from Seattle's King Street Station on the US west coast to Banff or Jasper in the Canadian Rockies. Get on board.