Old School SUPER ZOOM PANASONIC LUMIX DMC FZ35. Inexpensive entry camera with great photos up to 18x optical. Useable features. I've had 2 and would by another. One of the bestFor years I lugged around my film Canons and lenses, 1 bag of cameras, 1 bag of lenses. Got tired of the hassle. And, "glass addiction" can wipe out your wallet in no time. Went with a Panasonic digital "super zoom" and never looked back. The newer super zooms have everything you need. Don't get too concerned with "More Megapixels". Check out https://www.dpreview.com for good info and reviews. You've got to start somewhere but, keep it simple for now, you will eventually find out what you "like" and "do not like".
Non-DSLR's a decade ago. Have Fun