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You Are Here – Bodrum

Starbucks keeps releasing You Are Here mugs like crazy. Here is another one from Bodrum, Turkey. Bodrum is a city-port in southwestern part of Turkey and as many places in this region has rich history. Its ancient name is Halicarnassus and archaeological findings confirm presence of settlements back to fifteenth century BC. Halicarnassus is a hometown for Herodotus and was famous for the tomb of Mausolus, the origin of the word mausoleum, built between 353 BC and 350 BC. Mausoleum … Read more

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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 … Read more

Icon – Istanbul

This Icon mug came from Istanbul, Turkey. Light Blue is used as its theme color. Bosphorus Bridge can be seen on the front of the mug and Steam Ship on the back.
This mug is somewhat hard to find.
Countries of production: China… Read more

Icon – Antalya

This Icon mug came from Antalya, Turkey. Dark Blue is used as its theme color. Aspendos Theatre can be seen on the front of the mug and Düden Waterfalls on the back.
This mug is pretty common.
Countries of production: China… Read more

Icon – Turkey

This Icon mug came from Turkey. Dark Brown is used as its theme color. Nemrut Da?? can be seen on the front of the mug and Hot Air Balloons, Cappadocia on the back.
This mug is pretty common.
Countries of production: China… Read more

Icon – Ankara

This Icon mug came from Ankara, Turkey. Brown is used as its theme color. Ankara Castle can be seen on the front of the mug and Atakule Tower on the back.
This mug is pretty common.
Countries of production: China… 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

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