The Latest Starbucks Mugs

You Are Here – Rouen

Starbucks You Are Here – Rouen is a mug for a city nestled in the heart of Normandy (France) which boasts a rich tapestry of history woven through its cobblestone streets and towering cathedrals. Its name is believed to have originated from the Gaulish word “Ratumacos,” meaning “ford of the river,” owing to its strategic location on the Seine River. Renowned as the capital of the Duchy of Normandy in the Middle Ages, Rouen witnessed significant events such as the trial and execution of Joan of Arc in 1431, which left an indelible mark on its cultural identity.… Read more

Discovery Series – New York City

Similarly to the previous collection, the Big Apple gets its own mug and Starbucks Discovery Series – New York City joins the NY State on the store shelves.

The moniker “Big Apple” for New York City has a somewhat elusive origin, but it gained popularity in the 1920s and 1930s, primarily through its use in horse racing circles. It’s believed that John J. Fitz Gerald, a sports writer for the New York Morning Telegraph, popularized the term in his column, “Around the Big Apple,” where he referred to New York City as the “big apple” to denote the city’s prominence and allure.… Read more

Been There Ornament – Mississippi 2

As you probably remember, Starbucks released a revised version of the Mississippi mug recently. Now, the same update was done for the mini mug as well. When compared to the first versionBeen There Ornament – Mississippi 2 has the cotton branch removed and some other elements changing the size and the position in the design:

– The guitar moved from the left of the title closer to the handle. Designers used this musical instrument to emphasize Mississippi’s cultural and musical heritage, particularly through its association with the birth and development of the blues genre.… Read more

Been There – Cebu 2 – Summer Edition 2023

Starbucks Been There Cebu 2 Summer Edition 2023 is the third mug from last summer’s batch release. Similar to others it has the design of the regular mug outlined in black. Do you see how the Starbucks reusable cup is not red? This tells us that the mug is not a Christmas edition, but rather something else.

Cebu, the bustling province located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines, is a vibrant tapestry of history and culture. It holds a significant place in Philippine history as the site of Ferdinand Magellan’s arrival in 1521, marking the beginning of Spanish colonization in the archipelago.… Read more

Discovery Series – North Carolina

The new collection is growing with the release of the Starbucks Discovery Series – North Carolina mug.

North Carolina, located in the southeastern region of the United States, is renowned for its diverse geography, spanning from the Appalachian Mountains to the Atlantic Coast. Its vibrant cities such as Charlotte, Raleigh, and Asheville offer a blend of urban sophistication and Southern charm. The state boasts a rich history, being one of the original 13 colonies and home to the Wright brothers’ first powered flight in Kitty Hawk in 1903.… Read more

Been There Ornament – Illinois 2

I was expecting the release of the Starbucks Been There Ornament Illinois 2 long time ago, since the bigger mug came out back in 2019. The updated version is finally here, and it seems that the only difference compared to the Illinois Ornament v1 is the dashes in the name of one of the State’s landmarks.

Discovered in 1739 by French explorer M. de Lery, “Cave-In-Rock” stands as an iconic point of interest in Illinois. Carved over eons by the relentless flow of water, this natural limestone cave embodies a tangible link to the region’s frontier past.… Read more

Been There – Manila 2 – Summer Edition 2023

In one of my previous posts, I mentioned that last summer there were four Philippines mugs released in the scope of a mini sub-series. Starbucks Been There Manila 2 Summer Edition 2023 is one of them.
As you can see from the pictures below, it resembles the regular mug very much, with the only difference being the black outlined design.

Here are some points of interest that can be seen on the sides of the mug:

– The Manila City Hall, an iconic symbol of governance and history, stands proudly in the heart of Manila, Philippines.… Read more

Discovery Series – Georgia

As it was expected, the releases from the new collection are happening on a daily basis. Starbucks Discovery Series Georgia is a mug for the U.S. state that is brimming with diverse landscapes, vibrant culture, and a rich history that dates back centuries. From its bustling cities to its serene coastal marshes, Georgia offers an array of attractions and symbols that capture the essence of the American South.

– Known as the “Peach State,” Georgia’s warm climate and fertile soil make it an ideal region for growing peaches.… Read more

You Are Here – Clermont-Ferrand

Starbucks You Are Here – Clermont-Ferrand is a mug for a vibrant city nestled in the heart of France, a captivating blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. With its rich heritage and unique charm, it has become a must-visit destination for travelers from around the world.

One of the most fascinating aspects of Clermont-Ferrand is its historical significance. The city dates back to ancient times, with evidence of human presence dating back to prehistoric eras. It was the capital of the Arverni Gauls and was later conquered by the Romans, who named it “Augustonemetum.” The city played a crucial role during the Middle Ages and was a center of trade and culture.… Read more

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