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?
- Request an address and a Postcard ID
- Mail the postcard to that address
- Receive a postcard from another postcrosser!
- Register the Postcard ID you have received
- Go to number 1 to receive more postcards!
What is happening now?
After traveling around the world, the Little Mail Carriers just wanted a bit of a rest... They found the perfect place for it in Dinant, an idyllic city in Belgium gracefully posed on the margins of the Meuse.
25,155,506 postcards received
468,546 postcards traveling
128,263,859,605 km traveled
3,200,595 laps around the world
“I get to be part of the world again. Last year, I was an exchange student in Portugal. This year, I'm back home in the USA and all of my friends are away at college. Through Postcrossing, I've felt connected to people again, and I've loved learning bits of people's languages and cultures. I <3 PC!”