Why become a pen pal?

There is nothing quite like getting a personal letter in the mail. It’s a chance to form a connection with someone you wouldn’t otherwise encounter; you’ll learn all kinds of cool things about life in another city or country; and you might wind up with a couch to sleep on if you decide to travel their way some day. One of the best parts, though, … Continue reading Why become a pen pal?

Penpalling for Beginners: Where to find penpals

So, you’ve recently decided you quite fancy the idea of writing to a pen pal – in these strange times, distance communication just makes sense!! Where does one find a pen pal these days? As a child, I wrote to friends from school during the holidays. Then as a tween and early teen, I was connected to a student in Italy through my school. I … Continue reading Penpalling for Beginners: Where to find penpals