Been There – Quezon City

Starbucks Been There – Quezon City is a mug for a city which was the capital of the Philippines between 1948 and 1976. It was founded by and named after Manuel L. Quezon, the 2nd President of the Philippines, to replace Manila as the national capital. It looks like the main reason for that was to have government buildings further from the bay and hence from the reach of naval artillery.
– An oval frame with the trees on the front of the mug symbolizes Quezon Memorial Circle I believe.… Read more

You Are Here – Quezon City

Here we go. The second YAH from Philippines series is revealed. Welcome Quezon City mug. To be fair, it’s not an official release, which will be on February 7th. I wonder how was someone able to get it though.

One really interesting detail I’ve noticed. Please see these two images side by side:


The first picture is the back of Quezon City YAH and the second is Cannes YAH. See how movie film roll is exactly the same? Did SB designers run out of ideas?… Read more