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
Nancy Basket: Walhalla’s Kudzu Master on the Intergenerational Power of Basket Making
As a child of the South, kudzu overgrowths gracefully lended themselves to my wandering imaginati...
Remarkable Women Changing The Narrative Through Art
Art has revolutionized the lives of women, providing them with a means to express themselves. Thr...
Celebrating Teachers Who Are Shaping our Future
For this year’s Teacher Appreciation Week, we want to take a moment to honor and recognize the in...
Prioritizing Purpose with Michael Ventura
Purpose and living a meaningful life are recurring themes at VAWAA. As a community of creative tr...
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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.