Pia Wurtzbach visits Brunei with Marlon Stockinger

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Pia Wurtzbach and Marlon Stockinger spent their Valentine weekend in Brunei.

Pia Wurtzbach's first out-of-country trip after relinquishing her throne to Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere was Brunei.

She arrived in the Southeast Asian nation dubbed Abode of Peace on February 11, 2017.

Accompanying her was boyfriend Marlon Stockinger.

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The couple were greeted by a Brunei-based Filipina named Kathelyn Dupaya, the same person who toured Miss Universe Philippines Maxine Medina and her family.

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Included in their day-one itinerary was a visit to Bajoo' shop, which created a bespoke piece "inspired by her crown and was made specially for her."

Pia happily wore it.

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Here's Marlon wearing a baju cara melayu (a tunic and long pants), a traditional clothing for men in Brunei.

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Pia and Marlon stayed at The Empire Hotel and Country Club in Bandar Seri Begawan.

Its rate per night is PHP 9,500 for the Superior Twin Room and PHP 96,800 for the Ambassador Suite.

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To cap off their three-day trip, the couple experienced a boodle-fight meal.


Marlon captioned, "Boodle Buddy," referring to his girlfriend.

Joining the group was former beauty queen Alma Concepcion (right).

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Earlier today, Pia wrote, "My two-week break is almost over! :( still enjoying my time under the sun!"

She is expected to return to New York to fulfill her role as ambassador of the Miss Universe Organization.

Pia also signed a contract with IMG, an international talent and model management that "has been widely recognized for its diverse roster of clients" such as supermodels Gigi Hadid, Kate Moss, Gisele Bundchen, and Miranda Kerr.


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