Scroll through for a blast from the past
Here at AFAR, we think there's something bittersweet about receiving a postcard from a friend abroad: sweet because it's nice to be thought of, bitter because well, we wish we were there too. These days, email and Skype make keeping in touch instantaneous, but that just makes opening the mailbox and seeing a postcard from far away that much more special. But they sure knew how to do postcards back in the day: funny, colorful, and always nostalgic. Take a trip across the United States, courtesy of the golden age of the postcard.