What we have a drive for
The itchy tyres policy
We will only ever support places or products that make us want to scratch our tyres on the road. Vroom!
A drive for honesty
We will always give our true and tested opinions, even if it means we get caught in a tailback.
A good road network
We love connecting with people from all over the world and making sure that we build bridges.
Nothing but the open road and not a traffic jam in sight. That is what we live for at Tyre Track and hope to bring you a taste of what it is like to roll from city to city, and hopefully inspire you to do the same. Any weather is good enough for a road trip, so come rain or shine we will be out there putting rubber on the road and finding that little turning that leads to unexpected adventure, less through the rabbit hole and more around the pot-hole.
The Tyre Track Team
When Scandinavia is mentioned our thoughts go towards camping and outdoor activities, but should they go to dollar signs and bank managers instead? A love of nature, to a British ear, brings about thoughts of the ramblers association – the largest walkers’ rights association in Britain – and, to be frank, people who chain Read more about The Swedish and Norweigen Dream and The Great Outdoors[…]
Romania is a country full of beauty that isn’t shown off enough, so here is our little bit to try and do it a bit more justice! 1) Balea Lake – Situated at 2,034 metres above sea level, this glacier lake in the Fagaras mountains is spectacular! 2 ) Scarisoara Ice Cave – Read more about 6 Great Photos To Make You Want to Travel to Romania[…]
When planning a trip to Gdansk it’s well worth considering that there are plenty of places within day trip distance of this historic city. You could, of course, go further along the seaside and see a view like the picture above. Any of the other towns in the “trojmiasto” (tri-city), which consists of Gdańsk, Gdynia and Read more about Day Trips From Gdansk[…]
Travel Myth #1: Travel is only for the young and single. In our youth we all want to head off and explore some far-flung region of the world. Or near-flung, however I’m not sure of the terminology of that one. Yet as we get older we slowly give in to the constant ..advice..of our peers Read more about Top 6 Travel Myths and Some Thoughts[…]
Whether it’s your first big adventure on the road or just one of many, everyone can use a little help sometimes. Here are some travel hacks that we’ve learnt over the last year to help to keep us on the road This article will help you understand why we have a massive combi (type of Read more about Road Trip Items to Make Your Adventure Easier[…]
Since we are incredibly close to finishing our goal of road-tripping to all European countries in under a year we thought that it was about time to put together all of our favourite pictures into one post. Belgium -Atomium (Brussels) Bosnia and Herzegovina -Mostar Croatia – Dubrovnik City Walls Czech Republic – Skalne Miasto Read more about 17 Photos from 17 European Countries[…]
Our total costs for our 7-day driving trip to Romania came to 547 Euros (2500 Lei), that’s an exchange rate of 1 Euro = 4.57 Lei Petrol or diesel costs between 4 and 4.5 lei depending on the station that you get it from, with prices being dramatically lower the further away you get from Read more about Our costs for a week in Romania[…]
While planning our trip to Romania I did quite a bit of research about Dracula. Everywhere knows about him therefore you can find notes like ‘Dracula was born here’, or ‘the place of Dracula’s biggest poo’. You can start the trip in Sighisoara, where Vlad was born. However it’s quite a small place, and we Read more about Romanian castles – Where Dracula used to live. No, not that one.[…]
People bring back all sorts of souvenirs from their travels, we brought back a recipe for the best desert we’ve ever tasted. Romanian doughnuts – Romanian cheese doughtnuts – or more accurately “Papanasi” are the sort of thing that you go out of your way to find – no matter the distance. They are one Read more about Papanasi – The Romanian Doughnut from heaven[…]
When we were looking for more information about these roads we almost gave up. You can find a lot of information about Transalpina which is going to tell you that you need a 4×4, possibly a tank, a week of food supplies and a lot of luck. I decided that we were going to do Read more about Driving the Transalpina and the Transfagarasan – which is better?[…]