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Give the Gift of a Food Tour! Shirley Lum's Chinese New Year and Beijing China Food Tours
Give the gift of a truly memorable experience in the form of a gift certificate from Toronto's own Shirley Lum- food and culinary tour guide extraordinaire! … This writer took one of Shirley’s tours a summer or two ago and was delighted by the special touches Shirley throws into the mix- read about that experience here…

- © Mary Luz Mejia, Dec 22, 2007

Well-Traveled Roots: Plan your next vacation to a destination that explores your family history
Anyone who came to Canada across the Atlantic between 1928 and 1971 probably passed through Pier 21 in Halifax, now the site of Canada’s Immigration Museum (pier21.ca)… Read more at
- Kate Pocock, Canadian Today’s Parents, Dec. 2007

ONE-TANK TRIPS: Foodie tour linked to Chinese New Year
Gung Hey Fatt Choi, Gong Xi Fa Cai or Happy New Year!
However you say it - Cantonese, Mandarin or English - the Chinese lunar New Year is the start of a festive 15-day period… Read more…
- Jim Fox, Special to Sun Media, February 18, 2007

Chinese New Year
This wonderful story appears on page 2 of Great Toronto Get Aways, January 2007 edition. Check it out here:
- Debra Hubner, Great Toronto Get Aways, January 2007

Chinatown's flavors welcome Toronto visitors
Visitors walking along busy sidewalks stop to stare at the fast-food windows that display roasted whole pigs and the whole browned chickens... [click for more]
- Maria Ceraulo , Buffalo News , January 28th 2007

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For Foodies…

17th Annual Chinese Lunar New Year in Toronto's 2nd Chinatown Tours

Jan. 24, 25, 26, Feb. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 2014 NEW Fridays!

7th Annual Chinese New Year’s Day 11-Course Banquet
Fri. Jan. 31st, 2014

2nd Annual Chinese New Year's Lantern Festival 9-Course Banquet
Fri. Feb. 14th 2014

Multi-Ethnic Spring Bounty in Kensington Market
March to June TBA

Qing Ming Festival in Toronto’s 2nd Chinatown
Sunday April 6, 2014

Dragon Boat Festival: Toronto’s Lost First Chinatown + Second Chinatown
May 25, June 1, 2014

Multi-Ethnic Summer Bounty: Kensington Market
July – Sept. TBA

Lotus Festival: Toronto’s Lost First Chinatown + Second Chinatown
July 2014

Harvest Moon Festival: Toronto’s Lost First Chinatown + Second Chinatown + Broadview Gateway
Aug. 24– Sept. 7

Multi-Ethnic Harvest Season: Toronto’s Kensington Market & Chinatown
Nov. 17, 24, 2014

Celebrate All The Winter Holidays in Kensington Market
Dec. 6, 13, 20, 2014

For Literary Detectives…

79th Anniversary of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s last home!
Sat. March 9, 2014

Charles Dickens' Toronto 1842 Visit
Sat. May 3, 2014

Happy early 140th Birthday, Lucy Maud Montgomery!
Sun. Nov. 30, 2014

For Ghost Hunters…

Ghostly March Break Walks
Fri. March 14 – 21, 2014

May Equinox Ghost Festival
April 29 – May 2, 2014

Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival
Aug. tba, 2014

Halloween Week Special
Oct. 21 – Oct. 29, 2014

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