Orchids are one of the largest of plant families. As such, it should come to no surprise that within there are many genera - each offering a vast array or types, shapes, colors, traits, and cultural requirements.
Since not all are created equal, be sure to explore the specific needs of each before deciding.
Here are a few links to culture sheets specific to some types:
Cool - Int - Warm Only 6" tall, fairly adaptable, from Costa Rica
IntEasier-to-grow D. cuthbertsonii hybrid with LARGE blooms
Int - WarmTerrific, near-miniature and easy growing species but with showy flowers
Int - WarmEasy and showy New Guinea species with very frequently produced one-day flowers
Int - WarmSuperb miniature from New Guinea
Int - WarmCompact grower with charming blue-ish flowers
Cool - Int - WarmAwesome and rewarding miniature for mount or basket culture
Cool - Int - WarmWhite form of this rewarding miniature for mount or basket culture
IntCompact, free-blooming, Central American Pleurothallid
Int - CoolShowy small flowers adorn leafy bushes