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 G.'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 M.'s VAWAA with Thao
I found myself in another rhythm. More relaxed, less worried about perfection and less judgmental about the things I do. It wasn’t just about ceramics!Cecilia A.'s VAWAA with Katja
Stories from the roadRead Blog
This High School Student Discovered a Passion for Mandala-Making in Spain
A high school student with big dreams to become an artist and open her own studio, Ananya was loo...
September 23, 2018
How to Avoid Classic Tourism Learning Ceramics in Majorca
I decided to do a VAWAA because I like to travel, and I like to feel at home while traveling.Ther...
September 19, 2018
Rediscovering Inspiration While Photographing the Canary Islands
I really needed to be inspired again by a hobby I started years ago, but wanted to take it to a m...
September 15, 2018
Escaping the City Grind for Ceramics in the Alps of Slovenia
We are both very busy. We also both love art and travel, and we are both creatives at heart.We he...
August 17, 2018
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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.