What is Postcrossing?

It's a project that allows anyone to receive postcards (real ones, not electronic) from random places in the world. Learn more.

How does it work?

  1. Request an address and a Postcard ID
  2. Mail the postcard to that address
  3. Receive a postcard from another postcrosser!
  4. Register the Postcard ID you have received
  5. Go to number 1 to receive more postcards!

What is happening now?

Postcrossing Blog

Postcrossing Spotlight: ichabodhides in the UK!

Anu (aka ichabodhides) comes from Finland, but moved to the UK some years ago for love - which she discovered on a martial arts' class! :)

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Postcrossing Stats

502,099 members
214 countries
563 postcards/hour
25,874,607 postcards received
464,649 postcards traveling
81,897,984,297 miles traveled
3,288,884 laps around the world

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User testimonials

“There is such a sweetness to Postcrossing the the world often seems to lack in this busy world of survival. To think that someone shares a part of their world, their time, thoughts and stamps is a true blessing..Thank you..Postcrossers!”

Roberta, U.S.A.
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Recent Postcards

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