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The New York City Postcard Project

Christine Stoddard | Posted 08.04.2016 | Arts
Christine Stoddard

Who hasn't spotted a stranger somewhere and wished they could muster the courage to speak to them, to come up with some socially acceptable excuse to tell them what we're thinking?

Snap, Text, Ship: A Short Interview with The Simple Postcard's Jason Strauss

Danny Groner | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Danny Groner

We have so many modes of communication these days, it's hard to keep up with them all. But all of the options we have available haven't replaced the s...

On a Postcard

Yara Zgheib | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Yara Zgheib

"Wherever you go, I don't care where you go, just send me something in the mail from where you are." - Wallace Berman A postcard from the gift shop...

A Love Letter to Letters -- Remembering the Mail

Lori Ferraro | Posted 04.28.2016 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Remember that feeling of excitement as a kid when Mom or Dad said these three words: "You've got mail!" Nowadays, those three words make me think about bills I need to pay, crap catalogs I need to recycle and Meg Ryan smirking at Tom Hanks.

Yes--I Hoard Travel Souvenirs and Mementos

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 09.03.2016 | Travel
Barry Yourgrau

(Credit: caesart, LiliGraphie via Shutterstock/Salon) One of the features of s...

11 Beautiful Places That Look Like a Postcard

Tausha Cowan | Posted 07.10.2016 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

Have you ever been to a place that's so painfully beautiful, it seems as though you've walked straight into a postcard? Anytime I visit these "postcard places," I feel as though my eyes are playing tricks on me.

This Stunning Stationery Will Give You A Reason To Send Some Mail

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

Photo credit: Rootytootoot/Flickr The fine yet dying art of letterpress shouldn't just be reserved for wedding invitations and baby announcements....

If Fictional Places Had Real Postcards

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel

Not every travel destination is perfect. Sometimes, you've gotta use your imagination. Enter these creative postcards from imaginary lands. They'r...

9 Reasons Not To Abandon The Art Of The Handwritten Letter

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Nowadays we rarely pick up a pen and paper to communicate with one another, but it might not be wise for us to trade this long-standing, cultural prac...

Wedding Proposals...By Postcard

Tricia Spencer | Posted 01.14.2015 | Weddings
Tricia Spencer

Would you propose marriage, or accept a proposal of marriage, by postcard? Not likely? Well, that wasn't always the conventional opinion.

'The World Of PostSecret' Reveals What Lurks In The Hearts Of Man

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.14.2014 | Books

PostSecret, a blog sharing anonymous postcards emblazoned with the senders' secrets, was the original, analog Whisper -- and a form of Whisper incapab...

365 Paintings for Ants, A Miniaturist Project by Artist Lorraine Loots

Gareth Pon | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Gareth Pon

Lorraine Loots, a miniaturist painter from Cape Town, South Africa started a 365 day project on the 1st of January 2013. She decided to do one miniatu...

Postcards From The Road Trip You Took Last Century

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.16.2014 | Travel

If the Great American Road Trip is so great now, imagine what it would've been like last century: in the age of early automobiles, charming roadside m...

One Artist's Amazing Mission To Save The US Postal Service

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

Raise your hand if you miss receiving mail. You know, the feeling of rushing to the mailbox to see what unknown messages await you. Grabbing the loot ...

Bill Maher's New Rule For The Postcard Industry

Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy

Things are not looking good for the snail mail industry. Jerry Seinfeld recently went off on the U.S. Postal Service, and now Bill Maher has some h...

Travel Apps Cheat Sheet: How to Get the Best Hotel Room and Scratch 'N' Sniff From Your Phone

Stash Hotel Rewards | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Stash Hotel Rewards

Unless you are a supermodel, chances are you'll travel to destinations beyond New York, LA, London and Milan. Yet most travel apps focus only on mega-metropolises. But what if you are like the rest of us who have meetings in Madison, weddings in Wichita and family in Fayetteville?

A Tour of the Future in Hong Kong

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Names of cities are not just collections of letters. When you read "Rome" or hear "Hanoi" you get a firecracker flash. A row of mental lightbulbs pops on, you see a private marquee picture of the place, and then, when you think of something else, it's gone.

LOOK: Anti-Suffragette Postcards Show Fighting For Change Has Never Been Easy

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women

Though it’s easy to take your ability to vote for granted, it’s important to remember how relatively recently this right was won -- 93 years ago t...

Paul Brady

Is This The World's Loneliest Post Office? | Paul Brady | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

In the middle of the South Pacific, one of the world's most remote post offices continues to do brisk business in stamps, as tourists from around the ...

LOOK: Vintage Postcards Show Life In 1900

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

Although now they only enter our consciousness when we are on vacation, postcards were once the most fashionable forms of communication. Before Facebo...

Facebook's Gift Platform Makes the Act of Giving Easier

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Jeanette Cajide

It seems like social e-commerce is an obvious fit for Facebook, given its mission to make the world more connected.

Vintage Postcards From Around The World

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Feast your eyes on the beauty that is the postcard. While some are wary that the GIF will replace the ever-pretty postcard, there are some of us t...

Are GIFs The New Postcards?

Paul Brady | Posted 08.23.2012 | Travel
Paul Brady

If you're anything like me, you still love and cherish postcards, doing your best to send them to friends to brag from the road and stockpiling those you still, occasionally, receive from friends who trot off to distant lands. But the fact is, we just aren't sending them like we used to.

Postcards Made By Famous Contemporary Artists (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts

As increasingly less people send greetings through the post office, it's good to know that mail art is being celebrated in a new exhibition of postcar...

Design Thursday

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

This week we thought about how postcards can become art and how a bookstore can be a sanctuary. We also wished an architectural icon Happy Birthday an...