Icon – Penang 2

Starbucks Icon – Penang v2 is the second State mug released for Malaysia recently. This makes it the 446th mug in the Icon collection!
Penang is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It actually consists of two parts: Penang Island and Seberang Perai on the Malay Peninsula. These two are divided by the waters of the Malacca Strait and linked by two bridges. George Town is the capital of the state, located on Penang Island.
The Penang is considered an architectural gem of Malaysia.… Read more

Icon – Sabah 2

I thought Starbucks is going to stick to the nice number of 444 mugs for the Icon collection, however, the company decided to surprise us with the release of two new Malaysian Icons. Here is the first one from the pair – Starbucks Icon – Sabah v2.
Sabah is a state in the north of Borneo Island, Malaysia. Kota Kinabalu is the capital city, the economic center, and the seat of the state government.
The flower on the front of the mug is Rafflesia, a parasitic flowering plant, which has no stems, leaves, or roots.… Read more

You Are Here – Cameron Highlands

New YAH release – You Are Here Cameron Highlands – Malaysia’s largest hill-station area named after Sir William Cameron who was commissioned to map this area in 1885. It has unique ecosystem with hundreds of floral species that are rare to the tropics.
From the mug:
– Tea plantations – one doesn’t simply go to Cameron Highlands without visiting tea plantations and trying local tea while admiring amazing views of mountains. Probably one of the best places to learn more about tea making process.… Read more

You Are Here – Kuching

What a week! Two new YAHs were announced today. This one is the first You Are Here mug from Malaysia – Kuching.
City of Kuching is the capital and the biggest city in Sarawak (Malaysian state). I have to say Starbucks chose interesting palette for this mug – black, red and grey. Quick search brings us to the answer – these are colors of Sarawak flag.
Flag_of_Sarawak.svgAnother interesting fact I would like to bring to your attention – there is no Icon or Relief for Kuching.… Read more

Relief – Kuala Lumpur Silver

This Relief mug was released for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and it’s main color is silver. Following elements (points of attraction) are engraved on the mug Old Kuala Lumpur Train Station, National Museum, Petronas Twin Towers, National Palace, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur Tower.. Production date: November 2015… Read more

Icon – Kuala Lumpur 2

This Icon mug came from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Blue is used as its theme color. Petronas Twin Towers can be seen on the front of the mug and on the back.
This mug is pretty common.
Countries of production: … Read more

Icon – Malaysia 2

This Icon mug came from Malaysia. Red is used as its theme color. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis can be seen on the front of the mug and Malaysian House of Parliament on the back.
This mug is pretty common.
Countries of production: China… Read more

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