Adventure Travel Family: Who are we?
Hi there! Welcome to the official site of Adventure Travel Family, where we do family life a little differently. This page is a good place to start and to ask the question: who the heck are you guys?! Here are the answers:
Patrick: The quiet, long-suffering Irish head of this family has a looot of hair… and even more patience. The only male in the household, Patrick is a self confessed expert on My Little Pony, Disney theme tunes and female hormones (he sets email alerts to himself at, ahem, ‘potentially tricky’ times of the month). Patrick is passionate about health and fitness, especially running. He knocked out a 2 hr 44 minute time for his first London marathon and hopes to participate in sports charity events whilst on our travels. In his spare time you can find Patrick doing pull-ups whilst listening to preaches and reading about politics.
Hannah: Welsh blood and a Croydon upbringing are a fiery mix. I’m the ‘ideas’ person of the family; thankfully I have Patrick to slow me down (a bit, anyway). Travel has always been my favourite thing and I love my job as a travel and parenting journalist, but not as much as I love being a parent. I’ve been lucky enough to have experiences from dancing with the Maasai in Kenya on my 18th birthday, to cooking for 50-odd street children in India, to riding those crazy simulators at Universal Studios in the USA. I am impatient, honest and straightforward and I believe that children are a great and underrated gift to the world.
Esmae: Our wise, sensitive soul, Esmae has a heart of gold and is the first one to call us parents out if we are being grouchy or rude. She loves art and singing and is a little night-owl who spends her evenings covered in glitter glue and sellotape, making her artistic creations while her sisters sleep.
Eira: Our fiesta little firecracker. Eira’s name means ‘snow’ in Welsh and ‘fire’ in Irish, and this sums her up perfectly. She climbs everything like a monkey on steroids and her favourite thing is meals of just one food; she loves to eat an entire bowl of peas or cheese. Â Her passion is animals and she constantly amazes us with her wildlife knowledge!
Elfie: Our shining sunbeam, Elfie was born very chilled out in the bath at home after a quick labour and has been loving life ever since. She is almost always happy but is quick to let her sisters know if they get in her way- she has that third child survival spirit for sure!
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