Travel photography, a subject close to this writers heart. But, with technology seemingly changing by the hour what it can be is confusing. Smart phone cameras have developed so much that the traditional point and shoot compact camera has almost disappeared. Those that are offered will have features that exceed a camera phone. This writer still thinks you can’t beet the image from a DSLR camera, but the weight of the best ones can be a problem for many people – adding up the camera and the assorted lens. The progress of mirror less SLR types is now nudging at the mirrored SLRs and threatening their past dominance!
Here is a good current summary about travel cameras.