You Are Here – Cluj-Napoca

Starbucks You Are Here – Cluj-Napoca is a mug for a Romanian city nestled in the heart of Transylvania. Cluj-Napoca is a vibrant city that seamlessly blends its rich history with a modern and dynamic spirit. As the unofficial capital of the region, the city has evolved over centuries, leaving behind a tapestry of historical landmarks, cultural treasures, and enduring symbols.

Cluj-Napoca, known as Napoca in Roman times, was founded in 106 AD. The city played a crucial role in the Dacian-Roman wars.… Read more

You Are Here – Constanta

It looks like Romania is getting some extra love from Starbucks which results into more releases. You Are Here – Constanța is a mug for a vibrant port city situated on the western coast of the Black Sea. It is a gem of Romania that seamlessly weaves together a rich tapestry of history, diverse culture, and mesmerizing landscapes. With a legacy dating back thousands of years, Constanta stands as a testament to the resilience and endurance of the civilizations that have left their mark on its shores.… Read more

You Are Here – Brasov

You Are Here – Brașov is a nice addition to the beloved series. Nestled in the heart of Romania, Brasov is a city that seamlessly blends history, culture, and natural beauty. Steeped in centuries of captivating tales, this enchanting destination has become a magnet for travelers seeking a taste of both the medieval and the modern.
Dating back to the 13th century, Brasov’s rich history unravels through its well-preserved medieval architecture and fortified walls. Originally founded by the Teutonic Knights, the city flourished as a prominent trade hub along important commercial routes.… Read more

You Are Here – Bucharest

Again, thanks to a kind Facebook user, the most recent YAH release has popped up on my radar. This time it is You Are Here – Bucharest mug which was designed using many shades of blue. The front of the mug is occupied with architectural points of interest from this Romanian city:
– The Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Român) is a concert hall opened in 1888. It became a landmark of the city and hosts concerts on an almost daily basis.
– Triumphal Arch (Arcul de Triumf) is a stone version of the previously built wooden arch.… Read more

You Are Here Ornament – Romania

There will definitely be more than 10 new ornaments this season. Why? My assumption is, we’re going to get the regular versions of all Christmas Edition minis, plus other countries as well. We’ve already seen Slovakia and here’s another one: You Are Here Ornament – Romania. Since this is a complete copy of the regular mug, please check this post for a full review. … Read more

You Are Here – Romania

It is now confirmed that Starbucks You Are Here – Romania has been released along with Christmas Edition mug. This one has popping colors with the flag of Romania standing out, which is a vertical tricolour of blue, yellow, and red. Interesting enough, this flag is almost identical to the one of Republic of Chad, with only difference being that the blue is lighter on the flag of Romania or more specifically, ‘cobalt’ opposed to Chad’s ‘indigo’ shade. On the top of that, two other countries share similar flags:
– the Republic of Moldova – same colors and stripe size, but with coat of arms added to the yellow stripe
– Andorra, while having the same colors, has coat of arms on the yellow stripe while, which is also wider than two other stripes… Read more

You Are Here Christmas – Romania

No regular mug has been released for Romania, nonetheless here’s the picture of Starbucks You Are Here Christmas – Romania. In other words, Starbucks went straight ahead with Holiday Edition. While waiting for a better pics, I can only recognize Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest. It was designed and supervised by a team of 700 architects with the Anca Petrescu being the head architect. The construction has started in 1984 and even now it’s still not completed. Unfortunately there are some dark sides of it, as it was ordered by Romanian dictator, Nicolae Ceaușescu, who needed it at any cost.… Read more

Icon – Romania

This Icon mug came from Romania. Red is used as its theme color. Muzeul Satului can be seen on the front of the mug and Calusarii Dance on the back.
This mug is pretty common.
Countries of production: China, Taiwan… Read more

Icon – Bucharest

This Icon mug came from Bucharest, Romania. Dark Blue is used as its theme color. Romanian Athenaeum can be seen on the front of the mug and Arcul de Triumf on the back.
This mug is pretty common.
Countries of production: China… Read more

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