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We all occasionally dream of giving up the day job and moving away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. But some people take their desire to get away from it all to the extremes. In this returning series, Ben Fogle meets people who have made their home in some of the most remote locations in the world.

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People in search of a life less ordinary

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Episode 2, Series 1

Monday August 19 at 6:45am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 1

Ben Fogle joins a family in a mountainside yurt in Alaska. He learns outdoor skills essential to surviving in the wild and protecting himself from potential attack by grizzly bears…

Episode 2, Series 1

Monday August 19 at 5:45pm

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 1

Ben Fogle joins a family in a mountainside yurt in Alaska. He learns outdoor skills essential to surviving in the wild and protecting himself from potential attack by grizzly bears…

Episode 3, Series 1

Tuesday August 20 at 7:05am

New Zealand

Episode 3 | Series 1

In New Zealand, Ben meets a man who quit the rat race. He has spent the last 30 years living in a remote part of New Zealand, met his wife and now has two teenage children.

Episode 3, Series 1

Tuesday August 20 at 5:45pm

New Zealand

Episode 3 | Series 1

In New Zealand, Ben meets a man who quit the rat race. He has spent the last 30 years living in a remote part of New Zealand, met his wife and now has two teenage children.

Episode 4, Series 1

Wednesday August 21 at 6:55am

Texas

Episode 4 | Series 1

Former New York fashion photographer John Wells (53) ago quit NYC four years ago for a life off the grid in one of the most inhospitable terrains on earth.

Episode 4, Series 1

Wednesday August 21 at 5:45pm

Texas

Episode 4 | Series 1

Former New York fashion photographer John Wells (53) ago quit NYC four years ago for a life off the grid in one of the most inhospitable terrains on earth.

Episode 1, Series 2

Thursday August 22 at 6:55am

Georgia

Episode 1 | Series 2

Ben journeys to the swamplands of Georgia to meet a former financier who's turned Tarzan.

Episode 1, Series 2

Thursday August 22 at 5:45pm

Georgia

Episode 1 | Series 2

Ben journeys to the swamplands of Georgia to meet a former financier who's turned Tarzan.

Episode 2, Series 2

Friday August 23 at 6:25am

India

Episode 2 | Series 2

Ben Fogle meets an ex-fighter pilot turned hill farmer, Steve Lall. Steve turned his back on Indian high society for a simple farmer's life in the mountains.

Episode 3, Series 2

Monday August 26 at 6:40am

Philippines

Episode 3 | Series 2

Ben joins coconut farmer Neil and his young family in their bamboo house in the Philippines.

Episode 3, Series 2

Monday August 26 at 5:45pm

Philippines

Episode 3 | Series 2

Ben joins coconut farmer Neil and his young family in their bamboo house in the Philippines.

Episode 4, Series 2

Tuesday August 27 at 6:30am

Panama

Episode 4 | Series 2

Ben meets a former dump-truck driver who sold his life on eBay and bought a tiny island.

Episode 4, Series 2

Tuesday August 27 at 5:45pm

Panama

Episode 4 | Series 2

Ben meets a former dump-truck driver who sold his life on eBay and bought a tiny island.

Episode 1, Series 3

Wednesday August 28 at 6:50am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 1, Series 3

Wednesday August 28 at 5:45pm

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 2, Series 3

Thursday August 29 at 6:35am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 2, Series 3

Thursday August 29 at 5:45pm

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 3, Series 3

Friday August 30 at 6:45am

Utah

Episode 3 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 1, Series 3

Saturday August 31 at 4:30am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 2, Series 3

Saturday August 31 at 5:20am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Episode 4, Series 3

Monday September 2 at 6:45am

Sweden

Episode 4 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth

Episode 4, Series 3

Monday September 2 at 5:45pm

Sweden

Episode 4 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth

Episode 5, Series 3

Tuesday September 3 at 6:55am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 5, Series 3

Tuesday September 3 at 5:45pm

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 6, Series 3

Wednesday September 4 at 7:30am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 6, Series 3

Wednesday September 4 at 5:45pm

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 7, Series 3

Thursday September 5 at 7:05am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 7, Series 3

Thursday September 5 at 5:45pm

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 8, Series 3

Friday September 6 at 6:55am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 9, Series 3

Monday September 9 at 7:00am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

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