Been There Christmas – California

Yet another Christmas Edition mug, Starbucks Been There Christmas California has been revealed by a generous collector. Like I’ve mentioned before, Starbucks is “hiding” a small cup in each Been There design. In case of Christmas mugs, that cup is red, making it the only colored element from the whole mug! For California Gold, this particular detail can be seen on the front.… Read more

Been There Ornament – California

Here’s The Golden State, Starbucks Been There Ornament California. The reason for this nickname is the discovery of gold in 1848 which had a dramatic effect on California’s economy, allowing it to grow rapidly from ex-Mexican territory, to becoming a free state of US in 1950. Unfortunately there was also the downside of this. Whole indigenous societies were attacked and pushed off their lands by the gold-seekers, called “forty-niners” (referring to 1849, the peak year for Gold Rush immigration).
I can also see a giant surf board and an ocean wave since surfing is very popular water-sport in California.… Read more

You Are Here – Disneyland 3 Adventureland

I was under impression, that with the release of BT collection Starbucks made it clear, that no new YAH mugs will be released for US. You can call me naive, but I thought I’ve figured it this time! Nope, Starbucks has it’s own way to keep us in shape! Why? Because they have just released Starbucks You Are Here Disneyland Adventureland. Technically this is the third version of the Disneyland mug. It doesn’t actually say “Adventureland” on the mug, but we can see it is dedicated to this particular Land:
– Singing parrots and tree for Enchanted Tiki Room – a pseudo-Polynesian themed musical animatronic show
– Boat for Jungle Cruise – a simulation of a riverboat cruise down several major rivers of Asia, Africa and South America
Not sure about that mountain though.… Read more

Icon – California

This Icon mug came from California, Usa. Light Blue is used as its theme color. California Beaches can be seen on the front of the mug and Chandelier Drive-Through Tree on the back.
This mug is somewhat hard to find.
Countries of production: China… Read more