You Are Here – Metz

A beautiful Starbucks You Are Here Metz mug is joining the collection. Nestled in the northeastern corner of France, near the borders of Luxembourg and Germany, Metz is a captivating city that seamlessly weaves together a rich history, diverse culture, and a vibrant modern atmosphere. Approximately 120,000 residents call Metz home, making it a bustling and lively urban center.
The design of the mug features a great choice of colors. I really like how it looks. The front of the mug showcases Graoully Dragon, a legendary creature said to have terrorized the city.… Read more

You Are Here – Angers

You Are Here – Angers is one of the newest French mugs from Starbucks. Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Loire Valley, Angers is a captivating city with rich heritage, culture, and history. Its charming streets, impressive architecture, and a mix of old-world allure and modern vibrancy, offer visitors a unique and memorable experience.

Here are some quick but interesting facts about the city:
– Angers is situated in western France, in the Pays de la Loire region. It rests along the Maine River, a tributary of the Loire River.… Read more

You Are Here – Tours

Starbucks You Are Here Tours is the most recent release from France for the city of timeless charm and enriching experiences. Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Loire Valley, Tours is a city that effortlessly blends history, culture, and natural beauty. Known for its magnificent architecture, vibrant streets, and a rich heritage, Tours is a captivating destination that offers a delightful mix of old-world charm and modern delights.

The city has a population of around 140,000 people, making it the largest city in the Indre-et-Loire department.… Read more

You Are Here – Rennes

The French mugs set gets an addition in the form of the new release, You Are Here Rennes. This city, located in the northwest of France, is the capital of the Brittany region. Steeped in history, Rennes (known as Condate in ancient times) has a rich heritage that dates back to Roman times. The city flourished during the medieval period as an important center of trade and culture. Rennes also played a significant role during the French Revolution, witnessing key events and uprisings.… Read more

You Are Here – Pau

Here is Starbucks You Are Here Pau mug, released back in 2022. Pau, a city nestled in the heart of southwestern France, holds a rich tapestry of history that stretches back centuries. Dating back to Roman times, Pau witnessed the rise and fall of various civilizations throughout the ages. However, it was during the medieval era that Pau began to flourish as a fortified town, strategically positioned along important trade routes. In the 16th century, Pau gained significant prominence when it became the birthplace of King Henry IV of France.… Read more

You Are Here – Orléans

In an attempt to review all of the YAH releases by the end of this year, let me present Starbucks You Are Here Orléans mug to you. Orléans is a city in north-central France, not far from Paris. It was an important trade port for ages, thanks to its location on the river Loire, which flows into the Atlantic Ocean. You can see the waters of Loire across the mug (in the lower part).
Another interesting fact is that Orleans was the capital of the Kingdom of France during the Merovingian period and played an important role in the Hundred Years’ War, specifically in the siege of Orleans.… Read more

You Are Here – Grenoble

As I’ve mentioned in my previous post, there are more mugs from France waiting for their turn to be reviewed. You Are Here Grenoble is one of them.
Grenoble is located at the foot of the French Alps and is sometimes called the “Capital of the Alps”. Here are some quick interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Grenoble:
– it was named the European Green Capital in 2022
– it is one of the most important research, technology, and innovation hubs in Europe.… Read more

You Are Here – Bayonne

It looks like France is in the spotlight for the remaining releases from the YAH series. I am almost sure these were planned some time ago, but due to production and logistics issues are only appearing now. There are a couple more releases expected, stay tuned for the updates!
Bayonne is a city in Southwestern France, close to the border with Spain. It is part of the Northern Basque Country, a.k.a. French Basque Country (Pays basque français). Please note, that there were two other mugs released for the Spanish Basque Country: Euskadi and Bilbao.… Read more

You Are Here – Avengers Campus Disneyland Paris

The release of this mug caused a stir among collectors, as this always happens with Disney-related items. And it is even more special this time, because the You Are Here Avengers Campus Disneyland Paris mug is dedicated to the Marvel-themed “land” (an area in the park). The campus was opened on July 20, 2022. You can find the following attractions inside:
– Avengers Assemble: Flight Force – a re-theme of the park’s opening day attraction Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster to feature Iron Man
– Spider-Man W.E.B.… Read more

You Are Here Disney – Disneyland Paris 2

The rumors about the release of the anniversary edition mug, namely You Are Here Disney – Disneyland Paris 2 have been confirmed by the pictures of the actual mug that is now available for sale in the Disney Village. The good news is that the Disney Village is located outside of the parks, so you don’t have to buy tickets to get this special edition item. On the other hand, it was confirmed that the first (regular) version of the Disneyland Paris is still available in store.… Read more

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