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?
Some months ago, we were intrigued by a request on katilemur's profile which read asked members to draw dachshunds on their postcards. We wondered... did she receive a lot of them drawn on her postcards?
20,809,544 postcards received
507,461 postcards traveling
107,212,769,087 km traveled
2,675,303 laps around the world
“It's a window to the world in which Postcrossing creates understanding about people and their cultures in the most simple way there is; just by sending and receiving a postcard. Wouldn't the world be a great(er) place if all inhabitants of this wonderful planet joined Postcrossing?”