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
Sipping Moroccan Tea - Discovering Travel Experiences That Transform Us
It was a warm October evening on the rooftop terrace of a Fes riad in the old medina. Stars spark...
Treasured Memories Learning Dhokra Metal Art in Panchgani
I travel to India a lot, at least twice a year, and always try to include as much local art as po...
What We Tell Every Solo Female Traveler
Our small VAWAA team is made up of solo travelers. From Indonesia to Lithuania to Gran Canaria, w...
What I learned about creativity and community - From Buenos Aires to New York City
I cannot think of creativity without thinking of community. And whenever I think about what livin...
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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.