Have a family (a beautiful wife, one son, one daughter)
Have a yacht
Travel around the world with someone I love <3
Swim with the sharks. I was able to swim with 7 baby sharks at Coron, Palawan. Man, it was scary at first but then I befriended them, then they called their stingray friends.
Ride a camel
Run a marathon. May 22, 2010 during The Bull Runner Dream Marathon. I finished the 42.195Km course after 5:00:03 hours of running.
Finish an Ironman 70.3
Travel Southeast Asia by 2020. (
Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Borneo, East Timor and Laos)
Have a home on the mountain overlooking the sea
Circumcise someone. Summer of 2008 in one of the medical missions we had in Benguet. I circumcised a teen from the Kalanguya tribe. I’m no nurse or medical student.
Join a surfing competition.Finally, after 7 months of serious surfing, I joined a surfing competition at Gubat, Sorsogon during their Hayahay Surf Camp 2013. Photo here.
Coach a Basketball team. I coached the Elites Team from South Hill School, Los Banos. We had a lot of fun times and beat some of the great teams in Laguna.
Kiss someone, a total stranger in Paris, with the Eiffel tower in view.
Swim with dolphins
Visit the Pyramids of Egypt
Scuba-dive at Tubbataha Reef
Ride a helicopter. It was a childhood dream. A short ride from Manila to Lipa City. I want to do this again!
Run/bike from Pagudpod, Ilocos Norte to Matnog, Sorsogon.
Visit the Holy Land.
Write a book and get publish or have my own TV show.
Form a Missions Team group. We did a medical mission to Coron, Palawan to the farflung islands.
Visit the Coliseum at Rome
Trek the Batad Rice Terraces. Did this thrice with Kuya Bong, Kuya Gel and friends. I love the ‘outdoors’ because of them. My latest report: Batad, what happened to your charm? Run another marathon. I finished the Camsur International Marathon (42K) sub 4:40. Here’s my story: 6 Things I Love about CamSur Marathon
Help/Support a poor kid go to school
Have my own coffee shop
Join an ultramarathon
Skinny dipping. Naked means freedom. See here
Fly on a hot air balloon
Swim with the whale sharks. It was a solid 10-minute swim and it was blissful. Story: Close Encounter with the Whalesharks
Learn how to use the Katana
Play and run like a kid under the rain. You always want to relive childhood memories once in a while and just get crazy!
Watch the World Cup
Watch the Summer Olympics
Make my own cocktail mix called “Taste Southeast Asia”
See all the 28 Philippine Marine Mammals