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
Int - WarmTerrific, near-miniature and easy growing species but with showy flowers
Int - CoolThe rare yellow form of this stunning species.
Int - WarmBrilliant white form of this Brazilian species
Int - WarmCompact grower with charming blue-ish flowers