You Are Here – Wolfsburg

Wow, another city mug from the collection which is being discontinued. It seems that Starbucks would like to keep it alive for some time. Please welcome You Are Here – Wolfsburg, which is the 16th German mug within YAH series.
Wolfsburg was founded on 1 July 1938 as a home for workers producing the Volkswagen Beetle and is now known as the headquarters for Volkswagen AG as well as the home for Autostadt, an automobile-themed park with a classic-car museum and driving track.… Read more

You Are Here – Bratislava

Here are the photos of the brand new city mug, Starbucks You Are Here – Bratislava provided by our reader. Who would have thought, that there are more YAH city mugs to be released?
Bratislava is the capital and the largest city in Slovakia. The city got its contemporary name in 1919 and it was known under its German name, Pressburg, or Hungarian name Pozsony, before that. Interestingly enough it was the capital of the Kingdom of Hungary between 1536 and 1783.… Read more

You Are Here – Riyadh

Starbucks You Are Here – Riyadh is a mug for the capital of Saudi Arabia. It is the largest city on the Arabian Peninsula with a population of more than 7 million people.
The mug features the city skyline with Al Faisaliyah Centre standing out in the background. It is the first skyscraper built in Saudi Arabia and is the third tallest building in Riyadh after the Burj Rafal and the Kingdom Centre. The golden ball that lies atop the tower is said to be inspired by a ballpoint pen.… Read more

You Are Here Ornament – Kuwait

Starbucks You Are Here Ornament – Kuwait is a mini mug for the country at the tip of the Persian Gulf. Thanks to this location, the country benefits from huge oil reserves that are the sixth-largest in the world. That helps to backs up the high-income economy of the country with Kuwaiti dinar being the highest valued currency in the world.
You might want to read this post, where I compare the regular YAH and the Holiday Edition one, it has some references to what’s on the mug.… Read more

You Are Here Ornament – Bahrain

Arabian Peninsula scores again with Starbucks You Are Here Ornament – Bahrain. The Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago in the Persian Gulf which originally consisted of 33 islands, but due to land reclamation from the sea, this number is more than doubled now (although, islands that have been added are pretty small). There are not that many stores, around 30 actually, yet the ornament has been released and I am sure many collectors will be more than happy to add it to their stash.… Read more

You Are Here – Crete

Starbucks You Are Here – Crete is an island mug rather than city mug if you will. Crete or Kríti is the largest of the Greek islands with a rich history. There are settlements found on the island, which date back to 130,000 years ago. Crete was later the center of the Minoan, Europe’s first advanced civilization (c. 2700–1420 BC) and hence full of myths and legends. Names and characters like Icarus, King Minos, the Minotaur, and even, Atlantis are all coming from Cretan mythology.… Read more

You Are Here – Sharjah

Starbucks You Are Here – Sharjah is the city mug from the United Arab Emirates which is the third-largest city in the country. Sharjah is also the name of the emirate, which is interesting in a way that it has a coastline of both the Persian Gulf to the west and the Gulf of Oman to the east.
I was not able to identify the building on the front of the mug, but it seems like one of the government facilities.… Read more

You Are Here – Lyon

Starbucks keeps releasing city YAHs for Europe. This is another one from France, You Are Here – Lyon.
Lyon located at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saôneis and is the third-largest city in the country. It is considered a major center for banking, as well as for the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech industries.
– the lion we see on the side of the mug is a symbol of the city and is depicted on the Flag and Coat of Arms of Lyon.… Read more

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