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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

Postcrossing Spotlight: teamug from Germany!

We've met Chrissy (aka teamug) on the yearly International Postcrossing meetup in Bielefeld a few times already and, true to her username, her tea mug is never far away!

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Postcrossing Stats

621,866 members
211 countries
225 postcards/hour
35,504,174 postcards received
447,395 postcards traveling
111,218,780,515 miles traveled
4,466,358 laps around the world

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