Welcome! When it comes to cultural heritage, food and nature, Croatia is an undeniable frontrunner! It's peppered with breathtaking UNESCO sites, both ancient cities and pristine national parks. It's filled with amazing smells and flavors, radiant flowers, dreamy islands and sun-saturated beaches.
And it's begging to be explored!

Which way to your Muse?


Enjoy Opportunities To:

•  Meet Croatian photographers, and be guided by them to the best shooting spots.

• Interact with locals both in cities and Croatia's countryside.

Shoot alongside fellow US photographers, with access to your co-leaders Ray & Nancy’s expertise in photography and photo styling.

• Explore the real potential for selling the photographs you take in Croatia - or the artwork you create from your photographs - directly or through stock photography agencies.


Travel Through Centuries:

• Marvel at 5 of 10 of Croatia's UNESCO Sites, each of them more stunning than the last.

Let salt tell you its intense story at the Solana Nin (Nin Salt Pans).

• Photograph breathtaking natural vistas, as well as colorful medieval cities, the Plitvice National Park, and the stunning Croatian coastline.

• Dine in the best restaurants Croatia has to offer, and taste local wines and olives.


This Program Is For:

• Anyone with an interest in photography, whether a passionate hobbyist or a professional photographer, part- or full-time.

• Any visual artist working in any medium, paint to graphite, 2D and 3D, who makes photographs for artistic reference or to use in collage and mixed media.

• Anyone with an interest in Croatia and especially its people and rich heritage.

"It was all grand enough for me to say 'I'd go again!' Thanks again for guiding us along the way. I put WTE out there  whenever anyone asks!" 
---Steve Plante, March 2019

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Don’t miss this unique and eye-opening opportunity to experience Croatia!
5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, each of them more stunning than the last. Roman ruins, Egyptian sphinxes, shimmering coastline, and ethereal lakes. Croatia is vibrant, anciently charming and fun. You will be accompanied by Vashon Island-based educator and photographer Ray Pfortner, and photo stylist Nancy Wing, two distinguished industry experts. This is a one time opportunity, with only 10 spots open!



With WTE, Inc., you never "just" travel.

Since 1999, World Trade & Exchanges, Inc. (WTE, Inc.), a woman-owned boutique travel company, has been creating art and culture-packed programs, giving our patrons the opportunity to meet local artists and art professionals, both mainstream and avant-garde, get behind-the-scenes, and get an in-depth understanding of foreign cultures through close encounters with the locals. We tailor our services to satisfy your interests, and keep our groups small to provide you with the best experience possible.

WTE, Inc. is a "Registered Seller of Travel" in the State of Washington.

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