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?
Meet las424 (aka Lila), who lives in the United Arab Emirates. She's a self-proclaimed stationery addict, and likes to take trips to discover the places featured on the postcards that she receives - isn't that an excellent idea?!
17,308,976 postcards received
473,817 postcards traveling
90,021,043,266 km traveled
2,246,314 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!”