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OSCAR International Trustee & former Diplomat in India shares top tips for visitors to experience authentic India.

I had three fabulous years as a diplomat in India with so many remarkable experiences – including attending a marathon Jaipur palace wedding, watching more high octane IPL cricket matches than my job description really required and swimming with an elephant in the Kanha wildlife reserve; and formed two strong views.  If you visit India, you […]

Alice Lewthwaite shares a joyful ‘OSCAR’ experience as the sun sets in rural Karnataka.

As we head out from Yadgir in Karnataka, we pass herds of goats, bullocks with horns painted blue pulling carts, decorated tractors taking villagers to a festival and farmers bagging rice in the fields.  We are off to meet the parents of eight girls who have recently been on a trip to Goa with OSCAR to […]