50 Hours In A Country That Doesn't Exist On A Map (Transnistria)

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On this trip, Eric and Thomas head to a country in Eastern Europe that doesn't exist that calls itself Transnistria.. Considered dangerous to travel to by some familiar with the region.. They decided to travel there without any itinerary and see what they find.

This idea was submitted to us by Nick Bowlby in our Creative Internship program we hosted last year! We had 6 people from the Yes Fam pitch ideas for us every week for a few months and lots of great things came out of that, including this one. So shout-out to the Yes Fam and Nick for getting us out to this strange and unique “country”.

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  • You HAVE to watch this until the end.. You seriously won't believe what happens while we're in the "country". But ah it FEELS GOOD TO BE BACK! We're going to roll weekly the next few months until December then stick with videos every two weeks! Got so many crazy adventures coming your way very soon I hope you're excited. We're definitely not the first to travel and make a story about Transnistria so shout-out to all the other creator who had already been. Hope you enjoy our take on it and the crazy end of our trip. Much love and see you next week! - Thomas

    Yes TheoryYes Theory16 kun oldin
    • you got me teary eyed at the end mate 👏🏽👏🏽💯💯❤❤

      Ferdinand Miguel MicoFerdinand Miguel Mico3 soat oldin
    • THIS is stupid its aTEAL COUNTRY

      Marcus HibdonMarcus Hibdon2 kun oldin
    • so cool that you watched Real madrid

      COPA 07COPA 072 kun oldin
    • Why are you Gay?" Funny Ugandan Interview ever! uzgreen.info/show/video/z16c0Xxqfb2iyIE.html

      Stanley EtubuuuStanley Etubuuu3 kun oldin
    • @Anthony Parra For her age, I guess the most likely surgery is cataract.

      Joe GalantJoe Galant4 kun oldin
  • bald and bankrupts videos are better. fight me.

    Arthur MorganArthur Morgan45 daqiqa oldin
  • I was bord in USSR and this video made me smile :) Good memories... Thanks guys!

    CrazyRussianAdventures.comCrazyRussianAdventures.comSoat oldin
  • im gonna cry everyone was so sweet awwwwwwwwww

    Kaeden AlexanderKaeden AlexanderSoat oldin
  • I know some people will be saying man even though there are military and rules but the people of the country are so nice specially the Grandma and also who ever watched this please like and if you did it then we all can easily say that it a country for our eyes 👍👍👍

    Higikata ToshiHigikata ToshiSoat oldin
  • they seem to have taken the Communist saying of sharing quite literally

    KermitABG KermitKermitABG KermitSoat oldin
  • in the future I might go to Russia and visit this

    DarqnezzDarqnezzSoat oldin
  • Я живу в Польше, и когда я смотрю на ситуацию в Наднестре, мне хочется плакать от волнения, потому что я был там однажды и знаю, как это, я хотел бы поехать туда еще раз, я приветствую всех жителей Наднестровья: ). I live in Poland, and when I look at the situation in Nadnestr, I want to cry with excitement, because I was there once and I know how it is, I would like to go there again, I greet all the inhabitants of Nadnestr :).

    ReSeN MoistReSeN Moist2 soat oldin
  • as a real madrid fan , im now happy that we lost to them

    SepsepSepsep2 soat oldin
  • Noob going to "soviet union" who does not even know LADA zhiguli, lol It is like the most popular car of soviet union

    MM2 soat oldin
  • Eric is not American, he is Russian.

    MM2 soat oldin
  • UNDOUBTLY.. the most touching video Ive ever seen

    Könige-Tochter Ü.Könige-Tochter Ü.2 soat oldin
  • I don't know why, but this video made me so emotional.. I hope people there live long and happy lives.

    Annа EfendulovaAnnа Efendulova3 soat oldin
  • The people who dislike has no loving grandma

    ZeNoob GamingYTZeNoob GamingYT3 soat oldin
  • An amazing video..

    rashmika ravindurashmika ravindu3 soat oldin
  • The transition to the church was clever

    Echo PlotsEcho Plots4 soat oldin
  • Spicy bum

    KkurozukinKkurozukin4 soat oldin
  • I SUDDENLY MISS MY GRANDMA. 🥺🥺👵🏼 I was actually expecting for a more objective video about Tirašpol and Transnistria, then there came THE Transnistrian babushka. ❤️❤️

    Francis BenguaFrancis Bengua4 soat oldin
  • And I love you guys thank you for making the word a better place 💙

    Micah TrostleMicah Trostle4 soat oldin
  • When money doesn´t matter, people shines. Capitalism has stolen the best of us.

    Mr FechuMr Fechu4 soat oldin
  • I have no words other than beautiful…. The whole video was just beautiful, and I’m subscribing right now!

    Dylan OlivaDylan Oliva4 soat oldin
  • Are you in Kurdistan ?

    The WealthiestThe Wealthiest4 soat oldin
  • That little blue car I think is an Alfa Romeo

    Micah TrostleMicah Trostle4 soat oldin
  • Most heartwarming video I’ve seen in a long time thanks guys

    Rich SheltonRich Shelton5 soat oldin
  • This video is the most wholesome and heartwarming video I've seen in a while.

    Monarck SkattyMonarck Skatty5 soat oldin
  • my heart is full

    SuyinSuyin6 soat oldin
  • Im only 12 min into the video and might I add I am a grown man brought to tears 😢😭😪 for this place not to exist on the map there is so much Pure love ❤ that truly does exist!

    Biff carringtonBiff carrington7 soat oldin
  • Israel is even more fake/artificial when you think about it

    wdcsucks1wdcsucks17 soat oldin
  • ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ u guys madee cry . Really 💕💕💕💕💕 to u love and support

    yash dharwalayash dharwala7 soat oldin
  • AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    knockoff79knockoff799 soat oldin
  • Wow that elderly woman just looked so extremely happy spending time with you both. Makes me a little sad wondering if she had grandsons or family that moved away, passed away, or just does not come to visit her anymore. You never know what people are going through on the inside and it seemed to me she just wanted good company and to make you guys feel taken care of, as a grandmother would. Another great video about a place that was misunderstood.

    E *E *10 soat oldin
    • working in F& B in cities like 🇸🇬 ...

      Lim RosemaryLim Rosemary2 soat oldin
  • and now i listen to the ussr anthem and watch this beutifull video of the great country i never saw before

    Benjamin HausmannBenjamin Hausmann10 soat oldin
  • Media wont show u this!!🙏🏼

    LfcnationLfcnation11 soat oldin
  • Gopnikistan?

    Kiáltó Szó a pusztábanKiáltó Szó a pusztában11 soat oldin
  • Left alternative anytime.

    Praveen P RajPraveen P Raj11 soat oldin
  • ❤️ such a lovely story. Your new grandma is a wonderful lady ❣️

    Heather TruskingerHeather Truskinger11 soat oldin
  • I love how they turned the tables on the wonderful old lady -- insisting that what has been offered must be accepted. God bless you guys

    Junjun AgbayaniJunjun Agbayani12 soat oldin
  • It is very heart warming in showing the goodness in people inspite of their current situation. I didn’t know this country even exist makes me want to know it more. Thank you for bringing it in a good light. And that babushka, made me teary. I miss my grandma.

    gergies bedolgergies bedol13 soat oldin
  • Thank you for making this video. Phenomenal people in that place.

    BoBo13 soat oldin
  • Both old women were so very nice and caring hopefully every thing goes well with her eye surgery

    olaoluwa akomolafeolaoluwa akomolafe14 soat oldin
  • did u at least take some gifts for a.k.a grandma's invitation and generosity because you looked empty handed. 😒😤, nice gift at the end.

    M M R 8 7M M R 8 714 soat oldin
  • ...that sweet grandma who welcomed you into her home and fed you made me cry, she is so kind

    R E V E L I SR E V E L I S14 soat oldin
  • there are , travels ,but nothing like this you're guys ,outstanding fun ,a special thanks, tha two old Ladys , i loved ,they remained my wonderful mothershe was very, generous and very kind .i will would do exactly ,give they money for the operatingt, thanks for the history is a great experience for your and yourself in life's. and the car was a making by LADA,COMPANY.70',pretty car.

    vito Giuseppe CARLEONE GOTTIvito Giuseppe CARLEONE GOTTI14 soat oldin
  • 4:21 That is a Lada sir :)

    R E V E L I SR E V E L I S14 soat oldin
  • who would put thumbs down to video like this, weird ppl out there, anyway what an awsome video .

    KingRockKingRock15 soat oldin
  • im not crying you are

    Sophia Sophia 16 soat oldin
  • the best Babushkas of Transnistria.

    LuSh GamesLuSh Games18 soat oldin
  • This is one of your best videos yet! Truly amazing guys! Keep up the great work!

    Stuart MorrisStuart Morris18 soat oldin
  • Make a vid about Maldova the country definitely is underrated and needs love :>

    xXPhantomKittyXxxXPhantomKittyXx19 soat oldin
  • one of the best videos i have ever come across on the internet!

    Arham Shah OD3 EMArham Shah OD3 EM20 soat oldin
  • bro this is macedonia what do you mean just down town we have like lenins statue and right next to it is just a shitty house and the food is just like in macedonia cafeteria

    supernoxa vmecevskisupernoxa vmecevski21 soat oldin
    • Good for you, but thats a different country. Different language to begin with, along with different currency

      Demon SlayerDemon Slayer15 soat oldin
  • I like how they went with so much cynism and left with so much love, and I am not crying by the way, I am chopping onions.

    David JohnsonDavid Johnson21 soat oldin
  • I couldn’t stop crying watching this video. I spent most of my childhood in Poland in early 90s. Some of the scenes brought pieces of memories back that I have forgotten, especially how kind and giving people were.

    Qi WongQi Wong22 soat oldin
    • 👍

      Dejaa Saad AliyuDejaa Saad Aliyu5 soat oldin
  • I didn't expected to cry that much watching this video, omg, people are so kind 😭

    AerisoondingieAerisoondingie23 soat oldin
  • The elderly women at this place are so sweet and kind. Makes me wanna cry.

    MarquitoMarquito23 soat oldin
  • Dear Yes Theory, this is misleading-you are making it more exciting than it is. You are filming the city-and there are clearly Russian flags on all government buildings, and you keep saying it is a separate country. This is the same situation as Crimea-it's not a separate country. It's a Russian territory, unrecognized by the rest of the world-it's funded and governed by Russia entirely. There are several territories around Russia with the same status. You are walking around among russian people, who speak russian and have russian passports, and you are like-what a re strange place. yeah, right.

    Julia HuffJulia Huff23 soat oldin
    • @Demon Slayer my children watch this channel, and many kids do. It would be nice if they could explain it to their viewers, many of whom are kids-this is an unrecognized territory, funded and controlled by Russia, that's why there are Russian flags on the government buildings. Otherwise, it is just confusing. The title of the video is confusing-country that does not exist. It is not a country, it's called unrecognized territory. What's the point of misleading kids?

      Julia HuffJulia Huff14 soat oldin
    • You dont pay much attention to how politics works do you Julia. Take your negativity elsewhere

      Demon SlayerDemon Slayer15 soat oldin
  • My family is from Colombia and living there for almost a year one of the biggest things I noticed is how much friendlier and giving people were over there especially compare to how selfish and all about me people are in the US

    Mike HurtMike Hurt23 soat oldin
  • Im here because of Roman Maximov

    BDG4LifeBDG4LifeKun oldin
  • I was feeling low until I viewed this video.

    Bob MateljanBob MateljanKun oldin
  • My son loves your channel and suggested this video to me...so heartwarming...I am an instant fan!!! Great job!

    Jenn SemJenn SemKun oldin
  • Very Hospitable people .

    MoJarJoeMoJarJoeKun oldin
  • People with a great heart is an angle, the journey is so fun

    This is A.MThis is A.MKun oldin
  • That beautiful old lady was the real star of this video.

    patrick holbertpatrick holbertKun oldin
  • this shit just made my eyes watery :ll

    sbevensbevenKun oldin
  • Please tell me that they didn’t go to an extreme communist “country” dressed in all Adidas.

    FRGR72C NihaagFRGR72C NihaagKun oldin
  • I have the urge to go over there and topple that Leninst statue sooooo baaaasd.

    Brittany HayesBrittany HayesKun oldin
  • Nothing beats the hospitality of the older men and women in these countries.

    Mei SuratinoyoMei SuratinoyoKun oldin
  • ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

    toniazzoDtoniazzoDKun oldin
  • It lived by Romanian people.

    LHC INVLHC INVKun oldin
  • guyssss I am crying 😭😭😭🤍🤍🤍

    Pimnara R.Pimnara R.Kun oldin
  • If this was really how USSR was, I love it irrespective of it being communist.

    Chaithanya GaneshChaithanya GaneshKun oldin
  • Absolutely heart touching

    Chaithanya GaneshChaithanya GaneshKun oldin
  • man this video is just so good i'm crying while eating great video

    Physce RosePhysce RoseKun oldin
  • no one compares to Bald and Bankrupt

    Alex SmithAlex SmithKun oldin
    • I watch bald and bankrupt for quite a while but I think this channel is better

      gnathicgnathicKun oldin
  • It's good that I still live there

    joris 293joris 293Kun oldin
  • It's not a fake country it was de facto independent and it's just not recognized as a country by any other state or country and yes they are pretty much stuck in USSR era.

    Maria MitropoulouMaria MitropoulouKun oldin
  • THANK YOU FOR THIS INCREDIBLE VIDEO. I feel I have been so educated and blessed with knowledge and humility by seeing this story. Brilliant. Xx Much love, Australia

    DJM 74DJM 74Kun oldin
  • I genuinely thought that was bbno$

    Maverick SantosMaverick SantosKun oldin
  • Oh my lord, those grandmas at the church and the one that invited them home have hearts of gold. God bless those babushkas and than uncle who gave them some of his fruits.

    Kiwi HermitKiwi HermitKun oldin
  • I absolutely LOVE this programme and how crazy it is to be in a country that doesn't exist officially on a day their club team plays against Real Madrid and then winning.WOW... Many more blessing to the guys behind Yes Theory, Fantastic the way you showcase places and people

    Matthew MensahMatthew MensahKun oldin
  • Nothing beats a warm love from a random babushka. Bless them.

    IceCrepeGGIceCrepeGGKun oldin
  • Yes Theory is back!!

    Arturo GonzalezArturo GonzalezKun oldin
  • The difference between east and west Europe is staggering!!

    Abdullah ShariffAbdullah ShariffKun oldin
  • "this people so giving" thats the basic of real comunism tho.. IS OURS!!!

    bcvbb hyuibcvbb hyuiKun oldin
    • def piss in that shot

      bcvbb hyuibcvbb hyuiKun oldin
  • I teared up quite a few times... Thank you for this video! Loved it!

    Anastasiia RomanovaAnastasiia RomanovaKun oldin
  • That genuinely brought tears to my eyes

    Gerri BGerri BKun oldin
  • My old USSR🇺🇦🇷🇺

    Angélina Officiel et  Efi gjikaAngélina Officiel et Efi gjikaKun oldin
  • The market will be very Favourable now due to the rapid growth of Bitcoin which is $64k, The rich won't disclose it so don't be fooled, it's right time to invest, Christmas is on the way🎄🎅

    Ava JoeAva JoeKun oldin
    • keep buying and investing in stock or crypto, in the end you will enjoy your rewards. soon bitcoin will reach $100,000

      anna ralphanna ralphKun oldin
  • this video so heart warming... i love to watch it again and again, indeed the people who have less tend to be more generous!

    Ameera ManzanaresAmeera ManzanaresKun oldin
  • Now if only the rest of the world could learn and do as seen here in this video and just be down to earth and giving (share a shot of vodka too lol) then the world would be a better place (not saying its not, but there is some serious issues out there) and of course reduce our waste and recycle (save the earth for future generations) etc.. Awesome video, pretty dope to see!

    J MJ MKun oldin
  • is this territory (after the breakup of USSR) 1) force into moldova by moldova hence the current situation 2) was moldova but is an ass kinda like catalonia, kosovo and other so called "country" with secession in mind or 3) was not moldova to begin with in any way before,during or after the USSR breakup (having lots of a select group,tribe, nationals residing there and then calling it their own country does not count) if it was 1 or 3 then yes they can claim it their nation (somewhat of), if 2 then NO !

    DDKun oldin
  • Hope you go back to granny

    Jigme SherpaJigme SherpaKun oldin
  • Stop doing this(actually don't). Making so very much amazing content and helping people through it. I just love how this channel has been growing years after years inspite of all the difficult times we all faced. Regards from Mumbai 🇮🇳❤️🙏

    Meek KingdomMeek KingdomKun oldin
  • I think this is the best video i've watch on your channel, the people warmness are so beautiful

    Ismi SugihartoIsmi SugihartoKun oldin
  • If you didn't look like Christian Bale in American Psycho, I could enjoy your vids more...

    Steve DaviesSteve DaviesKun oldin
    • seems like a you problem

      Demon SlayerDemon Slayer15 soat oldin
  • God sent angels to Babushka who in her own selfless way, gave whatever she can offer, Babushka has a pure heart

    Mischa OliverMischa OliverKun oldin
  • There is always 2 sides to a story. When most media outlet talk about the Soviet, they neglect to talk about the regular people, living their lives, they (mainstream media) only focus on the politics. Thanks @YesTheory.

    Google AccountGoogle AccountKun oldin
  • Kindness really overpowers everything :)

    empryleempryleKun oldin
  • Man awesome! I literally cried at the end...

    D K SwamiD K SwamiKun oldin
  • Do taiwan lmao

    WukeWukeKun oldin