One of the most important things to remember while you are in Spain is that Spain is different than the United States. When you start making comparisons, you begin to get homesick and focus on what you miss. There are some things to keep in mind as you prepare to go to Valencia. First, you will be walking a lot. Make sure you have comfortable shoes and plan on spending a lot of time walking from place to place. The food is different. Count on seafood and vegetables and try everything. People dress up in Spain, so you will find that the clothing is quite different. Valencia is a diverse city with people representing many different countries so get out there, meet new people, and learn new things!