You Are Here – Guilin

Starbucks You Are Here Guilin. This city is located on the banks of Li River, on the South of China. Due to the large number of fragrant sweet osmanthus trees, the city got its name, which means “Forest of Sweet Osmanthus”. Famous karst mountains surrounding Li River were placed on the front of the mug. These are formed when soluble bedrock dissolves, from the top down through receding waters and rains. The softer rock eroded more quickly, leaving hardier pinnacles to stand tall in resistance.… Read more

You Are Here – Zhuhai

Starbucks You Are Here Zhuhai is the sixth mug from the new Chinese releases. This city is one of the main tourist destinations in China. That is why it is sometimes called the Chinese Riviera. You can see The New Yuan Ming Palace on the mug, which is a partial reconstruction of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing. In 2014 Zhuhai was named the most livable city in China by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.… Read more

You Are Here – Fuzhou

Starbucks You Are Here Fuzhou mug is yet another recent release from China. I’ve noticed the Starbucks store on the mug and decided to look for pictures of those in Fuzhou. And I have to tell you, this city has some pretty cool Starbucks cafes I’ve seen so far. I am sure these are even better looking in person.… Read more

You Are Here – Changchun

Starbucks You Are Here Changchun is the third Chinese mug from the recent wave of releases I am adding to the site.
Changchun – is the largest industrial, educational, scientific and transportation hub in Northeast China. It is known as China’s “City of Automobiles”, as the industrial city with a particular focus on the automotive sector. Interesting fact, the name of the city means “long spring” in Chinese. … Read more

You Are Here Ornament – Puer

I’ve been dreaming about this for a year now. Ever since it became clear that China gets lots of YAHs, I knew that ornaments are coming sooner or later too. It has happened today, the first Chinese YAH ornament is out, Starbucks You Are Here Ornament Puer. Interesting enough, this is a completely new city. The bigger mug has been released too and I can’t see it in the pics from the Chinese mugs preview I did earlier. It means that the assumption about second wave was not accurate.… Read more

Been There City Error Mugs

This is the post for all US Been There Cities with errors. For States with misprints, see this recent post.
Based on initial rumors, the following city mugs were expected, but had not been released along with other BTs: Boston, San Diego, Charlotte, Atlanta, Detroit and Los Angeles. Only two of them have been finally confirmed to be misprints, please see below. Please note, that even though San Diego is also out, there is no confirmation whether it is v1 or v2.… Read more

Been There – San Diego

A previously delayed, Starbucks Been There San Diego mug has been spotted in stores. At this point, I can only guess what was the reason for the delay. This can easily be the v2 and we are yet to discover if there was the v1 and what was the misprint.… Read more

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