Chile may be a relatively obscure country, but you couldn’t ask for a more varied natural landscape or a more colourful vibrant culture. Deserts, mountains and lush river valleys sit alongside each other making the perfect setting to observe the upcoming eclipse. Chile also boasts many vineyards producing quality wines and in the capital city Santiago, you can sample both traditional cuisine and exciting new variations.
Cambodia, which shares borders with Thailand and Vietnam, may be renowned for its storied history, but there’s no reason to avoid it today. In fact, much the opposite. You absolutely should make this South East Asian country a destination on your bucket list. Here are five good reasons why: