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The Thrift Stores of Finland and Sweden

An unexpected treasure trove of trinkets

I’ve never heard anyone talk about being excited to visit Finland or Sweden because they were looking forward to checking out the many secondhand stores that you find in just about every city and town in those countries.

I can’t imagine that if you ask travelers who have visited these countries to list…



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Jay Davidson

Retired teacher (San Francisco, 1969–2003); Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Mauritania, 2003–2005); public speaker, artist, writer, traveler, world citizen