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?
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?
26,218,391 postcards received
466,035 postcards traveling
82,926,870,180 miles traveled
3,330,202 laps around the world
“This is a great opportunity to get live communication with people abroad. Postcards transfer human energy which is great. It's a wonderful project!”