Shahriar Feroze | The Daily Star
  • Shahriar Feroze

    The reviewer is a journalist.

  • Preserving war history

    People have rarely heard of Saiful Islam a preserver of the nation’s history. He is a Philatelic dealer and collector of the Liberation war related items. He collects old newspapers, documents, stamps, books, photos, and philatelic items from waste papers piled up in one of the shanty parts of Old Dhaka.
  • Myanmar’s mesmerising southeast -3

    If you haven’t taken the train in Myanmar, you haven’t actually been there. Despite the myriad complaints for being slow, incompetent, late, poor in service quality and unpredictable bumpy rides, it’s the trains that speak of a uniquely diverse nation, unwraps a country blessed by Mother Nature while enabling one to feel its pulse.
  • Sittwe’s Sweet and sour - 2

    The near 5 hour boat journey from Mrauk U to Sittwe commenced at 8 in the morning. Both floors of the ferry became packed with half awaken local commuters.
  • Ravishing Rakhaine -1

    Promoted by advocacy groups and social media the country came out of the Pandora’s isolation box some 5 years ago and rapidly catching up with the top tourist destinations in Asia. It’s big, it’s bombastic and it’s ambitious. Shahriar Feroze is stitching a five part travel tale from the country that recently came out of self-imposed obscurity...Myanmar
  • Dreams of Dhaka

    The most difficult book to review is the one written by one's brother, and especially if he is the elder one. It would be difficult to satisfy him. So, if you find this review 'too sweetened' don't blame me and you may stop reading it right away.