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From culture shock and jetlag to passion and adventure--we are the twenty-something's authority on fabulous expat lifestyle. Whether you're studying, working, or living abroad, Ready Set Jet is the ultimate how-to guide for the Generation Y jetsetter.
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business travel like a boss

business travel like a boss

Whether you’re a starry-eyed newcomer dreaming of mile-high financial transactions, or a hardened SkyMiles veteran who knows better, three of RSJ’s most-trusted consiglieri dished the secrets and setbacks of traveling for business. The consensus? Sometimes that 4 am wake-up call is an offer you’d like to refuse.
confessions of a badminton pro

confessions of a badminton pro

Five time National Champion. Athlete representative on the 2008 Toronto Olympic bid. With thirty countries under his belt and quite a bit of hardware to show for it, Canadian Badminton pro Stu Arthur tells us the secrets of life as a jetsetting athlete. 
internationalize your iTunes playlist

internationalize your iTunes playlist

What do a DJ, a French hotel & your iTunes library have in common? Well, nothing…unless you’ve internationalized your music collection with the genius of Stéphane Pompougnac. Your passport may have some serious mileage, but nothing gets you in the jetsetting state of mind quite like a killer playlist.
jeepers creepers: the hotel bed bug epidemic

jeepers creepers: the hotel bed bug epidemic

It was like something out of a CSI episode. Nathalie Dade woke up in a Berlin hostel in sheets marred by her own blood.  Red streaks and tiny black specs no larger than a pinhead lay scattered across her pillow. When one of the specs suddenly began to move, she writes, “I nearly fainted.”
are you a candidate for global entry?

are you a candidate for global entry?

Listen up, jetsetters.  If you are a frequent traveler or young expat, US Customs has created the Global Entry system to speed up your airport time (we’re serious). Once admitted to the program, you are offered expedited clearance through customs in participating US airports & select other countries.  Diplomatic immunity and 007 status not necessary!...
assemble your blogtourage

assemble your blogtourage

Vincent Chase didn’t leave Queens without E, Turtle, and Johnny – so why would you relocate to a new city without an entourage? One of your most important pre-departure rituals should be assembling a team of local expert blogs you can turn to for the latest scoop. 
check out RSJ on pinterest!

check out RSJ on pinterest!

Inspired by Megan Edmiston’s recent article on livening up your travel photos, we asked our readers to submit their most interesting shots to us on twitter! We’re thrilled with the results – and you can feast your eyes on our latest board on Pinterest.
could your next office be on the high seas?

could your next office be on the high seas?

Canadian television personality and former Cruise Director of the Regal Empress Joe Ferroni discusses his experience working in the cruise industry, and why setting sail on the high seas could be your next great career move.
support the women of pattaya, thailand + be gorgeous

support the women of pattaya, thailand + be gorgeous

In an international hotspot for prostitution, Suayngaam Jewelry Project seeks to share beauty with those who have been oppressed by poverty.  Each of these gorgeous pieces have been hand-crafted by the women of Pattaya, Thailand, whose lives are constantly endangered by social injustice.  Share their mission of beauty + hope today!
how to record your abroad experience [without a diary]

how to record your abroad experience [without a diary]

Someone should start a support group for untouched travel diaries and abandoned blogs.  Recording your exploits is an integral part of the experience, so we’ve come up with three fool-proof ways to keep score WITHOUT uttering the words, “Dear Diary.”  Warning: you NEVER saw these coming!
"catalana al cor" - the benefits of learning a lesser-known language

“catalana al cor” – the benefits of learning a lesser-known language

When the rest of your classmates are reaching for coveted spots in French & Spanish classes, you may want to venture the road less traveled.  
is asia the new europe?

is asia the new europe?

While each passing January sees thousands of students flocking from the classrooms of college to the cobblestones of Europe, new economic overhauls and global power shifts may cause a rise in students considering more Eastern locales.