“The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is an easy recommendation as a travel zoom camera.”
PhotographyBLOG has posted their review of the Canon PowerShot SX230 IS, with 12.1MP resolution (1/2.3-in. CMOS), 14x wide-angle optical zoom (28-392mm equiv.), optical image stabilization, 3.0-in. LCD (461k-dot), PASM modes, Smart AUTO, GPS, Color Accent, Miniature Effect, Super Slow Motion Movie (record at high speed 240fps and playback at normal speed), Toy Camera Effect, and Full HD movie 1920×1080 @ 24fps.
You can read the Canon SX230 HS Review at: PhotographyBLOG.