Aside from being one of the most interesting provinces in the Philippines today, Samar continues to make a name for itself in terms of superior quality education. Prestigious universities and colleges make up the Samar education system, which promises high standard education at affordable costs. More importantly, the academic institutions under this system provide their students with competitive academic programs, modern facilities and skilled professors.
The locals of Samar find every reason to celebrate with their warmth and inherent optimism in life. The Parayang Harvest Festival is a time of great joy for those who live in San Roque as it symbolizes life and wealth. The Embajada Festival on the other hand is an event that is celebrated in different ways by the several towns that make up Samar. The height of Samar festivals start near the end of the 1st quarter so it’s a good idea to schedule trips to this region on these months.
Samar Island is one of the best tourist destinations for nature lovers. Panhulugan Caves (1 and 2) and the Sohoton Natural Bridge are some of the best spots to check in Samar Island.
The Province of Samar is one of the significant municipalities of the Philippines in terms of art form. The Kut-kut, a Samar art technique, is said to be an original Philippine art form which combined the Western and Oriental methods in creating a new piece of art.