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December 9, 2019

The past few months have been so filled with so much support for my first children's book, "This Is What an Engineer Looks Like"and I am so grateful!! But a lot of people have been asking me pretty much the same questions about why I wrote it, why I want to become an e...

August 8, 2019

One of my all -time favorite places I have traveled to was to South Africa. I got to see South Africa through a natives perspective with a little bit of tourist attractions. Such as the Nelson Mandel statue in Pretoria or the Apartheid Museum in Soweto. South Africa is...

July 23, 2019

Birthday parties normally are not that fun around my birthday because everyone is out of town in July! And this year my 16th birthday was definitely not the one to have a party on since I was traveling a majority of the day (going down to Florida to catch a cruise). Bu...

August 22, 2018

For my birthday one of my gifts was the newest Surface Pro! I normally don't ask for devices as an absolute need but the Surface Pro is different. It's a tablet and computer all in one!! I was seriously debating with myself if I wanted the Surface Pro or the iPad Pro b...

August 5, 2018

Diamond Head Trail

Shopping and eating in the city of Waikiki is great, but something even better to do in Waikiki is hike!

 The Diamond Head Trail is one of the most popular places to hike in Hawaii! But there is not a lot of shade on this trail and it's pretty long so...

July 29, 2018

My favorite part about Hawaii (besides the beach) was going to the Polynesian Culture Center! It is this educational theme park about Hawaii and the other Polynesian islands. The islands they focus on are Samoa, Tahiti, Hawai'i, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Fiji, and Tonga....

March 26, 2018

 Ocha Thai Kitchen and Cafe. It new, has trendy and delicious food, and the inside is so picturesque, it's starting to become one of my favorite restaurants! 😍 

 All of these plates are so unique and pretty! 

 I have always wanted to DIY these succulent t...

December 26, 2017

I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas and got to eat tons of food, laugh, and get the gifts that they wanted! 🎁

 On this post I want to share all the presents I got for Christmas and I am so thankful for all of them!

 For clothes I got a new pair of basketball short...

December 2, 2017

I had an amazing time at CityCenterDC once again because of their new wintry holiday display! 

 The Chrismas tree was breathtaking😍 Photo hack: have your photographer stand on one of the random little platforms scattered around the tree to get a better full body shot....

November 13, 2017

 Me excited that I am finally eating at Bartaco!! 🌮🌮  I have been wanting to review this place for so long! 

From left to right: chicken taco, cauliflower taco, and scrimp "banh mi" taco. My mom can report that the chicken and bahn mi tacos were both fr...

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Hello! My name is Ayonnah Tinsley ("Yaya" for short) and welcome to my new website! I am a teen traveler, foodie, and entrepreneur. I hope you enjoy my blog!

Peace and travel!  

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