The Duchess of Cambridge visits the Netherlands

Kate Middleton embarks on her first solo overseas trip

The Duchess of Cambridge has passed a royal rite of passage by travelling to the Netherlands to carry out her first solo overseas visit - and began by curtseying to the nation’s king.

The Duchess of Cambridge greets well-wishers during a visit to the De Bouwkeet Work Space in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The Duchess of Cambridge greets well-wishers during a visit to the De Bouwkeet Work Space in Rotterdam, the Netherlands