A new way to travel
VAWAA is a mini-apprenticeship with a curated master artist or craftsman, tailored to your skill level.How it Works
A lifelong souvenir
Whether it’s honing a passion or getting fresh inspiration, we see travel as an opportunity to grow.Read guest stories
A once in a lifetime opportunity. To experience a new country and culture through the eyes of a local persona and artist is an experience to be treasured forever.Katie's VAWAA with Chikako
It's opening a completely new horizon about traveling. I was hooked by the new approach about moving and learning about human beings, their doings, expression and craftsmanship.Patricia's VAWAA with Thao
Stories from the roadRead Blog
Creativity: The Gateway Back To Yourself
Creativity used to be a word I would use to describe extracurricular activities. Something to do ...
What Traveling Alone Taught Me
After 12 years in Silicon Valley, I had finally burnt out. It wasn’t anything dramatic or even th...
How Solo Travel Empowers Me
Ability to travel is my most prized possession – ability to travel solo is my most humbling conne...
How Art and Travel Invite Us To Explore Aspects of Ourselves and Expand our Comfort Zone
The journey of discovery is a beautiful gift and there are ways that we can intentionally lean in...
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The startup offers intimate, customized studio time with creatives around the world—a fresh take on finding local perspectives.
VAWAA is designed for the intellectual traveler who prefers rich cultural immersion to ordinary sun-seeking.
For the restless creative type who wants to learn a new skill while on holiday.