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You Are Here – Nürnberg

You Are Here Nürnberg – new mug from Germany. Again we see local variant of the name (English version is Nuremberg).
The front of this colorful mug is filled with multiple landmark buildings. Among those we can see Nuremberg Castle a group of medieval fortified buildings which is considered to be one of Europe’s most formidable medieval fortifications.
On the back they placed the lion, representing Nuremberg ZooRead more

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You Are Here – Cameron Highlands

New YAH release – You Are Here Cameron Highlands – Malaysia’s largest hill-station area named after Sir William Cameron who was commissioned to map this area in 1885. It has unique ecosystem with hundreds of floral species that are rare to the tropics.
From the mug:
– Tea plantations – one doesn’t simply go to Cameron Highlands without visiting tea plantations and trying local tea while admiring amazing views of mountains. Probably one of the best places to learn more about tea making process.… Read more

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You Are Here – Porto

While other countries experience Christmas releases fever, Starbucks quietly added second Portugal YAH to the collection, namely, You Are Here Porto – a very nice mug, made using blue colors.
Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal. It’s history dates back to around 300 BC. It was and remains a major port in this area.

Obviously worth mentioning is Portuguese fortified wine (Port wine a.k.a vinho do Porto, Porto or simply port) produced exclusively in the Douro Valley. The fortification is achieved by the addition of a neutral grape spirit known as aguardente in order to stop the fermentation.… Read more

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You Are Here – Stuttgart

Another regular YAH today – You Are Here Stuttgart. Just a reminder – this is the ninth German YAH so far! –
From the mug:
New Castle – built between 1746 and 1807
– Schlossplatzspringbrunnen – two fountains in front of Schlossplatz (square)
Cannstatter Volksfest – autumn fair (beer-fest and funfair) – lasting for three weeks from late September to early October… Read more

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You Are Here – Austria

Starbucks is giving us a break from Christmas novelties by releasing regular You Are Here series mug – Austria.
Things from the mug:
– Mountains, climbing gear – Austria is predominantly mountainous country. Top 5 highest mountains are: Grossglockner, Wildspitze, Weißkugel, Glocknerwand, Großvenediger.
Sachertorte – chocolate cake invented by Austrian Franz Sacher in 1832. Interesting enough, 5 December is a special cake holiday – National Sachertorte Day!
– Musical notes – since Vienna was the European capital of classical music during 18th-19th centuries, many composers were attracted to the city.… Read more

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You Are Here Christmas – Prague 2

Aaaaaand it’s finally here. The fifth and the last, Christmas v2 from Europe – You Are Here Christmas Prague!
Let’s take a look at all three Prague mugs side-by-side:
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As you can see, the differences mostly consist of different position of Christmas elements like gift-boxes, bells, lights and candy canes. Which one you like the most? Leave a comment please.… Read more

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