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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 5, Series 3

Monday April 26 at 8:25pm

Laos

Episode 5 | Series 3

BenFogle travels to Southeast Asia to meet 31-year-old Jon Watkinson in Laos.

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday April 29 at 4:50pm

Australia

Episode 1 | Series 1

Ben travels to a remote island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to live with former Sydney businessman David Glasheen.

Episode 1, Series 1

Friday April 30 at 1:15am

Australia

Episode 1 | Series 1

Ben travels to a remote island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to live with former Sydney businessman David Glasheen.

Episode 1, Series 1

Friday April 30 at 6:45am

Australia

Episode 1 | Series 1

Ben travels to a remote island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to live with former Sydney businessman David Glasheen.

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday April 30 at 4:50pm

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

Saturday May 1 at 1:15am

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 May 3 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 3, Series 1

Monday May 3 at 4:50pm

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 6, Series 3

Monday May 3 at 8:25pm

Australia

Episode 6 | Series 3

Ben Fogle meets a woman who works with animals in a remote part of Australia.

Episode 3, Series 1

Tuesday May 4 at 1:15am

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 May 4 at 6:45am

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

Tuesday May 4 at 4:50pm

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 May 5 at 1:15am

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 May 5 at 6:45am

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

Wednesday May 5 at 4:50pm

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 May 6 at 1:15am

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 May 6 at 6:45am

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

Thursday May 6 at 4:50pm

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 2, Series 2

Friday May 7 at 1:15am

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 2, Series 2

Friday May 7 at 6:45am

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

Friday May 7 at 4:50pm

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

Saturday May 8 at 1:15am

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 May 10 at 6:45am

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

Monday May 10 at 4:50pm

Panama

Episode 4 | Series 2

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

Episode 7, Series 3

Monday May 10 at 8:25pm

Tennessee

Episode 7 | Series 3

Ben Fogle meets an American man who lives deep in the Appalachian Mountains.

Episode 4, Series 2

Tuesday May 11 at 1:15am

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 May 11 at 6:45am

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

Tuesday May 11 at 4:50pm

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle heads to Africa to meet a master bushman who quit a lucrative career in the city.

Episode 1, Series 3

Wednesday May 12 at 1:15am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle heads to Africa to meet a master bushman who quit a lucrative career in the city.

Episode 1, Series 3

Wednesday May 12 at 6:45am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle heads to Africa to meet a master bushman who quit a lucrative career in the city.

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