You Are Here – Izmir

Starbucks continues to delight us with new releases for You Are Here Series. The new mug is dedicated to Izmir. Izmir is a pretty big city in the western part of Turkey. Only Istanbul and Ankara have bigger population. Izmir is a very important transportation hub and second largest port of Turkey.
Interesting, that ancient name of the city is Smyrna and it was known centuries BC. It was founded by Greeks and was changing hands multiple times before becoming a part of Ottoman Empire in 15th century.… Read more

Icon – Izmir

This Icon mug came from Izmir, Turkey. Blue is used as its theme color. Saat Kulesi can be seen on the front of the mug and Wind Surfing on the back.
This mug is somewhat hard to find.
Countries of production: China… Read more