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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Transnistria (and why you should visit)

Many years ago Young Pioneer Tours were the first ever company to bring a tour group to Transnistria, or as the cool kids call it the Prednistrovie Moldovan Republic (PMR). Since then we have fallen in love with the country somewhat, now sending 4-5 tours to Tiraspol every year, as well as numerous independent trips […]

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Is Transnistria Communist – 2023 Guide

Is Transnistria communist? Transnistria gets called a lot of things, from the last of the Soviet Union, the place that didn’t get the Cold War memo, to a whole heap of other stuff, but is it still red as Lenin’s winter nuts? To read about socialist countries click here. A background to Transnistria  We have […]

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Chernobyl & Transnistria February Tour

Join YPT for a tour in a land that we know and love, the nuclear wasteland of Chernobyl and unrecognised country of Transnistria, reminders of what the Soviet Union was and both complemented by the atmospheric Eastern European winter. Beginning in the vibrant Ukrainian capital of Kiev, we will venture into the nuclear exclusion zone […]

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Transnistria & Gagauzia New Year’s Tour

Start your new year’s in an unrecognised country! Officially known as the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR), and often referred to as the last of the Soviet Union – Transnistria is one of the four unrecognised countries and frozen conflict zones that litter the regions of the old Soviet Empire. The tour begins in the Moldovan […]

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FC Sheriff Tiraspol VS Real Madrid Football Match & Transnistria Tour

Join us on tour to watch the FC Sheriff Tiraspol vs Real Madrid match at FC Sheriff Stadium in Tiraspol, Transnistria – an unrecognised breakaway republic. Our FC Sheriff Tiraspol vs Real Madrid tour starts in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, which is well connected by flights from many countries across Europe and elsewhere. On […]

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FC Sheriff Tiraspol – The best Moldovan team from Transnistria

FC Sheriff Tiraspol

FC Sheriff Tiraspol are nothing new to me, I have spent 10+years traveling to Transnistria and Tiraspol, and have even lived there! I had been meaning to write about the great FC Sheriff Tiraspol for a while now, but had not gotten around to it. With Sheriff spanking Real Madrid, now seemed as good a […]

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Can LGTB people travel to Chernobyl and Transnistria

can LGBT people travel to Chernobyl

Can LGTB people travel to Chernobyl and Transnistria? The short answer to this question is that yes they can, but certain cultural and safety sensitivities also need to be taken on board. Much of Eastern Europe and this includes Ukraine, Transnistria, and Moldova are not particularly LGTB friendly, although they are much less dangerous than […]

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From Warlord to 20-Year Leader of Transnistria

For the past decade, YPT has been running trips to the breakaway state of Transnistria. Described as ”The last corner of the Soviet Union”, this dark corner of Eastern Europe is truly one of the most fascinating and off-the-beaten-track travel destinations that exist. Aside from Lenin statues, tanks, and a whole host of Soviet nostalgia, […]

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Chernobyl & Transnistria February Tour

Join YPT for a tour in a land that we know and love, the nuclear wasteland of Chernobyl and unrecognised country of Transnistria, reminders of what the Soviet Union was and both complemented by the atmospheric Eastern European winter. Beginning in the vibrant Ukrainian capital of Kiev, we will venture into the nuclear exclusion zone […]

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When Will Transnistria Open Again

Hammer and sickle

Transnistria is arguably one of the most popular destinations amongst our range of Soviet tours. Visiting the least visited region of Europe’s least visited country (Moldova) in search os Soviet relics is a big draw. However, since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Transnistria sealed its borders early and managed to keep infection rates to […]

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