You Are Here – Colmar

Starbucks You Are Here – Colmar is the latest addition to the French mugs collection. The city is located in the north-eastern part of the country, close to the German border. The well-preserved historical center of the city is worth visiting for its numerous architectural landmarks, museums, and of course “La Petite Venise” (Little Venice) – a part of the city along the La Lauch River.
The front of the mug reminds us that Colmar is considered to be the capital of the Alsatian wine region known for its sunny and dry climate ideal for the production of Alsace wine.… Read more

You Are Here – Mulhouse

Starbucks You Are Here – Mulhouse is a city mug from France with a distinctive design. The location of the city close to Swiss and German borders played a significant role in its history. It was a part of the Holy Roman Empire, the Swiss Confederacy, the German Empire, and obviously France throughout the years.
The city is well known for its museums, two of which, the Cité de l’Automobile (a.k.a. the Musée national de l’automobile) and the Cité du Train (a.k.a.… Read more

You Are Here – Nancy

Starbucks You Are Here – Nancy is another French city mug coming to stores right now. Nancy is a city in the north-east of the country which was the capital of the Duchy of Lorraine back in the days. Interestingly enough, the Duchy was given to Stanisław Leszczyński (Stanislaus I, former King of Poland), who lost his throne as a result of the War of the Polish Succession in 1737. It was Stanislaus who requested the construction of Place Stanislaus, a large square built between March 1752 and November 1755 which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.… Read more

You Are Here – Dijon

There is huge news coming from France, where as many as four YAH mugs have been released for this country this week. Starbucks You Are Here – Dijon is the first of them and is dedicated to a city in the historical Burgundy region in eastern France, which is well known for winemaking.
The front of the mug shows houses with multicolored roofs known as Burgundian polychrome roofs. These are glazed flat tiles arranged in patterns. They represent the distinctive symbol of the region.… Read more

You Are Here – Lyon

Starbucks keeps releasing city YAHs for Europe. This is another one from France, You Are Here – Lyon.
Lyon located at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saôneis and is the third-largest city in the country. It is considered a major center for banking, as well as for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech industries.
– the lion we see on the side of the mug is a symbol of the city and is depicted on the Flag and Coat of Arms of Lyon.… Read more

You Are Here – Nice

Starbucks expands the family of French mugs with this fresh release – You Are Here – Nice, which we greet with joy, as always. This French Riviera’s city is very well known outside of the country for being a perfect holiday gateway with its amazing beaches and mountains, weather, shopping, and restaurants, as well as many other attractions. From the picture, which is kindly provided by a Facebook user, we can only see one landmark:
– Place Masséna on the front of the mug is a historic square which was named for André Masséna (a French military commander).… Read more

You Are Here – Lille

Starbucks You Are Here Lille mug has been spotted in stores this week. This is the city in French Flanders, on the north of France, right next to the Belgium border. Here are some points of interest spotted on the mug:
– The Porte de Paris (“Gate of Paris”) is an Arc de Triomphe built in the 17th century to commemorate Louis XIV conquering the city. It looks like a building, rather than an arch, which makes it special.
– Chambre de commerce de Lille with its majestic 250ft high belfry.… Read more

You Are Here Ornament – France

Starbucks made us wait quite a while for this cutie. There is no definitive answer whether You Are Here Ornament – France hit the stores or not. The picture you’re seeing is coming from eBay and some people report being able to buy it in Paris. This uncertainty should not stop real collectors from hunting this mini mug down. Am I right, guys? If you happen to get it, please share your findings in comments.
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You Are Here – Bordeaux

It seems that Starbucks You Are Here – Bordeaux mug will be released soon. Along with the announcement on their FB page, we get the sneak peek of the mug itself. They showed us a slightly open box from where we can see “BOR” letters combination and red, blue and white colors used for the design. I can also see a glass of wine, which is an undisputable symbol of this French municipality. This port on the Garonne River has been a well-known center of the wine-growing region for ages.… Read more

You Are Here Ornament Christmas – France

I know, I told this so many times before, but again, Starbucks took me by surprise. Could you imagine there will be new You Are Here Christmas Ornaments? And let me remind you, this is the first time Starbucks releases anything like that since 2014!
This particular mug is for France, and there is no regular Ornament we can compare it with. In fact, it is the copy of it’s bigger, recently released sibling, which in it’s turn resembles regular YAH France.… Read more

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