Sakura Starbucks…

I was planning to write about the Starbucks sakura campaign but I’d been a bit lazy about it and now Alice over at SuperHappyAwesome has gone and beat me to it. But her piece is so lovely and the photos are so beautiful, so I don’t mind being beaten to the post (literally!). ๐Ÿ˜‰

Anyway, the sakura campaign in Starbucks is probably one of my favourite times (except Christmas) because the goods, drinks and cakes are all so pretty!

I got a new tumbler:

Sakura time at Starbucks

And of course I had to sample the Sakura Creme Frappuccino (ใ•ใใ‚‰ใ‚ฏใƒชใƒผใƒ ใƒ•ใƒฉใƒšใƒใƒผใƒŽ) and some Sakura Chiffon Cake (ใ•ใใ‚‰ใ‚ทใƒ•ใ‚ฉใƒณใ‚ฑใƒผใ‚ญ):

Sakura time at Starbucks

YUM! ๐Ÿ˜€

The Sakura Frappuccino (and Sakura Latte, which is also available) has a really unusual, sweet taste. I can only say that it tastes like… sakura! I know this is difficult to imagine if you have never been to Japan, but if you have ever tasted something with “sakura” flavour you will (hopefully) understand what I mean!

These days, when I see Starbucks (which is every day, because I work right by one!), I really feel like spring is coming. The sun is shining, my world is turning pink, and before long the cherry blossom will be in bloom…

Sakura

10 thoughts on “Sakura Starbucks…

  1. That tumbler is beautiful! I want one, but I feel like I already have so much to shop home… ๐Ÿ˜› Maybe it’s a good thing I’m so far from Starbucks here! Otherwise I’d probably go out and buy one right now.

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  2. The tumbler is SO pretty, but I don’t like those kind of tops… they always spill in my bag, it’s like a law of nature or something. I REALLY want the tall water bottle with the screw top, but I hate the giant hook at the top ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

    SAKURA! It’s so tasty and makes me soooo happy. I’m so sick of winter and just sitting there drinking a sakura latte the other day, sitting in the sun, I was able to mentally enjoy spring at least ๐Ÿ™‚

    I found a ใ‚‚ใ‚‚ใ•ใใ‚‰ juice drink at Family Mart the other day and it’s basically all I’ve drank this week. Check it out if you get a chance.

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