You may be the most adventurous adventurer there is, but even you probably wouldn’t want to end up with no money in a foreign country.
It’s always awesome to encounter the kindness of strangers during a trip (like the time I ran out of local currency in Taiwan). It’s not so awesome to be in a position to need strangers to extend their kindness.
You don’t have to have everything figured out before you leave home, but it’s important that you have some sort of financial safety net in case things go wrong.
To learn more about the 7 types of financial safety net, click here.