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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 a 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!

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Postcrossing Blog

Letters to My Future Self + Giveaway!

A beautiful collection of books that you write yourself, in a series of letters to your "older and wiser" self, your baby, loved one, mom or dad...

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Postcrossing Stats

634,953 members
211 countries
277 postcards/hour
37,458,874 postcards received
409,382 postcards traveling
117,311,353,622 miles traveled
4,711,025 laps around the world

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