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?
218 years today, the great Rowland Hill was born! If his name does not ring a bell, read on - we have tales of corruption and innovation to share with you today!
20,723,856 postcards received
498,225 postcards traveling
106,810,934,822 km traveled
2,665,276 laps around the world
“I immediately signed my boys up when I came across this idea in "Family Fun" magazine. My 11yr old has Aspergers as an attribute and one of his basic pleasures is getting mail!! He loves it. He loves the writing styles, words, pictures, everything. Thank you for our therapy!!”