You Are Here Ornament – Ho Chi Minh 2

Along with the bigger mug, Starbucks released You Are Here Ornament – Ho Chi Minh 2, which is an updated version of the existing ornament. It has been a while since we’ve seen the last release from this collection, and that’s more than 3 years after the release of the Been There Vietnam ornament.

Again, I don’t understand the reasoning for the release, but I am really happy to add this ornament to my collection.

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Been There – Cartagena

Starbucks Been There – Cartagena should be available in stores for a while now. It’s not the first Colombian city mug from this series, but rather the part of the second batch.

Cartagena, a vibrant city nestled on the northern coast of Colombia, is a cultural gem steeped in history and charm. Originally inhabited by indigenous peoples, the city was founded by Spanish explorer Pedro de Heredia in 1533, becoming a strategic port in the Spanish colonial empire. Over the centuries, Cartagena thrived as a vital hub for trade, drawing merchants, adventurers, and pirates alike.… Read more

You Are Here – Ho Chi Minh City 2

Absolutely out of nowhere, You Are Here Ho Chi Minh City 2 was revealed to the world. I am tired of sounding like a broken record, but Starbucks managed to surprise me again! And the reason no one was expecting this, is that Starbucks already released Been There version of the mug for this city more than three years ago!
You Are Here Ho Chi Minh v2 is a complete copy of the first version in terms of the design elements, however, the color palette is completely different.… Read more

Been There – Cambridge

Starbucks Been There – Cambridge is a mug for a city in Massachusetts, located just across the Charles River from Boston. Cambridge is renowned for its prestigious universities, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Lesley University, which have shaped its identity as an intellectual and cultural hub. I am expecting Starbucks to release the mugs for these academic institutions later, in the scope of the Campus Collection. Stay tuned for the latest news about that!

Cambridge was settled in 1630 by the Massachusetts Bay Company and was originally called New Towne.… Read more

You Are Here – Granada

A new mug from Spain was spotted recently. Starbucks You Are Here – Granada is a release for a city nestled in the heart of Andalusia, a city steeped in history, culture, and architectural marvels. From its ancient Moorish roots to its vibrant modern-day life, Granada captivates visitors with its enchanting blend of influences.

Granada was founded in the early 13th century by Muhammad I, who became the first king of the Nasrid dynasty. The kingdom of Granada comprised the modern provinces of Granada, Málaga, and Almería.… Read more

You Are Here – Reims

Starbucks You Are Here – Reims mug is now available in stores around Reims, a city located in the Marne department of the Grand Est region in northeastern France. It lies east-northeast of Paris and is situated in a vine-growing region known for producing champagne wine. Reims is overlooked by the Montagne de Reims from the southwest and is traversed by the Vesle River and the Marne-Aisne canal.

The city of Reims has a rich and diverse history. It was founded by the Gauls and later became a major city in the Roman Empire.… Read more

Been There – Savannah

I am still catching up with the USA releases, and here’s one of them. Starbucks Been There – Savannah mug should be available in stores for a while now.

Savannah’s history is as captivating as its picturesque landscape. Founded in 1733 by British General James Oglethorpe, Savannah served as the first colonial capital of Georgia. The city’s strategic location along the Savannah River facilitated trade and commerce, contributing to its early growth and prosperity.

Throughout the centuries, Savannah bore witness to pivotal events in American history.… Read more

You Are Here – Cordoba

Starbucks You Are Here – Córdoba is a mug for a Spanish city nestled in the heart of Andalusia. From its ancient roots as a Roman settlement to its golden age as the capital of Moorish Spain, Córdoba has witnessed the ebb and flow of civilizations, each leaving an indelible mark on its landscape and character.

Córdoba’s history dates back over two millennia, with evidence of human settlement found as early as the Neolithic period. However, it was under Roman rule that Córdoba truly flourished, becoming an important provincial capital known as Corduba.… Read more

You Are Here – Bari

Starbucks You Are Here – Bari is a mug for a Gem of Southern Italy, a city nestled along the stunning coastline of the Adriatic Sea.
The history of Bari is as diverse and fascinating as the city itself. Its roots stretch back to ancient times when it was founded by the Peucetii, an ancient Italic tribe. Over the centuries, Bari was ruled by various powers, including the Romans, Byzantines, Normans, and Spanish, each leaving an indelible mark on the city’s architecture, culture, and traditions.… Read more

You Are Here – Lodz

Starbucks You Are Here – Łódź is a colorful mug for a city in Poland located about 85 miles southwest of Warsaw. Łódź (pronounced “Wootch”) has a rich tapestry of history, culture, and symbolism. Known as the “Manchester of Poland,” Łódź has evolved from a small industrial settlement into a vibrant metropolis that seamlessly blends its industrial past with contemporary charm.

Łódź’s history dates back to the 14th century when it was a small village. However, it wasn’t until the 19th century that Łódź experienced rapid growth due to the Industrial Revolution.… Read more

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