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Debra Santangelo is the Director of Sicilian Connections and has been dedicated to promoting the island of Sicily worldwide for over ten years. She is a published travel journalist and can be contacted to commission articles on Italy or marketing material for your Italian business.

Debra loves her home country of England, but has also followed her passion for the ‘dolce vita’ for almost fifteen years, travelling extensively throughout Italy and Sicily. She is a fluent Italian speaker and has a BA (Hon) degree in Travel and Tourism Management. You can read about her favourite aspects of the Sicilian island and culture in her blog at

Interview with Francesca V. Mignosa

Published by Times of Sicily - 15th January 2013


Book Review - An Italian American Story

Published by Sicilian Connections - 20th November 2012


Hurricane Sandy

Published by Sicilian Connections - 12th November 2012


Columbus Day in New York

Published by Trinacria News - 28th September 2012

A Brooklyn Love Story

Published by Trinacria News - 28th September 2012 


Sicilian Pride and Passion Across the World!

Published by Trinacria News - 28th September 2012


Ferragosto – A Magical Midsummer Celebration!

Published by Times of Sicily - 7th August 2012 


The Legendary ‘Riviera dei Ciclopi’

 Published by Times of Sicily - 16th May 2012


Italy - An Insider's Guide to Learning the Language of 'Amore'!

Published by Travelhoppers - 6th December 2011