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Tiki Blogs to Kick Off Tiki Mugs on Sale This Week

Jun 21, 2016 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

To start the summer season off on a party note, we’re having a tiki mug sale this week at Retro Planet. Get 10% off automatically when you purchase any tiki mugs from our collection of over 150 mugs and scorpion bowls. And just in case you missed some of our previous blogs on tiki mugs,

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Captain Morgan White Rum Commercial Tiki Mugs

Apr 27, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

“Batten down your glasses. White rum has a new Captain.”     Featuring a reggae song in the background, this Captain Morgan White Rum commercial will have you longing for a cool, fruity rum drink while sticking your toes in the sand. Also featured quite prominently in the video are the Happy Tiki God Mug and the

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Collecting Tiki Mugs: From Trader Vic’s to Tiki Farm

Dec 04, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Tiki mugs have been around nearly as long as the first generation of Polynesian-style restaurants.  The first of these, Don’s Beachcomber Cafe – later named Don the Beachcomber – opened in Los Angeles, California in 1934.  A second, Trader Vic’s of Oakland, California, quickly followed suit.  Both establishments served up exotic homemade cocktails, filled with

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Tiki Farm’s New Line of Limited Edition Tiki Mugs!

Jan 29, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  2 Comments

The Tiki culture hit the US in the mid-30s, and took the country by storm after WWII. From the 1939 World’s Fair in California, which for the first time celebrated this Polynesion-inspired culture, to James Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific (1948), which led to the musical South Pacific, we embraced this tropical decor and

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