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

Stationery Shop Map

How many times have you been in a foreign city, walking around and being a tourist, secretly wishing you could just skip the monuments and go straight to the stationery shops instead... but had no idea where the good ones were?

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Postcrossing Stats

507,754 members
214 countries
206 postcards/hour
26,218,391 postcards received
466,035 postcards traveling
82,926,870,180 miles traveled
3,330,202 laps around the world


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User testimonials

“This is a great opportunity to get live communication with people abroad. Postcards transfer human energy which is great. It's a wonderful project!”

Yura, Ukraine
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Recent Postcards

TW-1377797 DE-3569205 From Germany. TW-1394928

TW-1377797

DE-3569205

DE-3591806

TW-1394928

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