Postcards From the Real World

Travel Blog  •  Sophia Dembling  •  02.05.09 | 4:20 PM ET

I like buying postcards when I travel, partly because I’m cheap, but also because they’re fun to collect and to mail to friends anytime.

But my favorite postcards, the ones I cherish and don’t send to anyone, don’t have postcard-perfect images. Watch my slideshow and see what I mean.