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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 5

Thursday January 23 at 8:15am

Ibiza

Episode 5 | Series 5

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 6, Series 5

Thursday January 23 at 5:55pm

Mongolia

Episode 6 | Series 5

Ben ventures into the freezing tundra of Outer Mongolia, on the longest journey he's experienced where he meets a family who became missionaries in a country they knew nothing about…

Episode 6, Series 5

Friday January 24 at 8:20am

Mongolia

Episode 6 | Series 5

Ben ventures into the freezing tundra of Outer Mongolia, on the longest journey he's experienced where he meets a family who became missionaries in a country they knew nothing about…

Episode 7, Series 5

Friday January 24 at 5:50pm

North Carolina

Episode 7 | Series 5

Ben heads to a secret location in the USA's Appalachian Mountains to live with forest dweller, Tod Kershaw and his own wild community where he embraces life in the woods.

Episode 7, Series 5

Monday January 27 at 8:10am

North Carolina

Episode 7 | Series 5

Ben heads to a secret location in the USA's Appalachian Mountains to live with forest dweller, Tod Kershaw and his own wild community where he embraces life in the woods.

Episode 8, Series 5

Monday January 27 at 5:50pm

Morocco

Episode 8 | Series 5

Ben is in rural Morocco with Dina and Mostafa, who shunned the American dream to live a simple life in a mud house.

Episode 3, Series 2

Monday January 27 at 9:25pm

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

Tuesday January 28 at 2:25am

Philippines

Episode 3 | Series 2

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

Episode 8, Series 5

Tuesday January 28 at 8:25am

Morocco

Episode 8 | Series 5

Ben is in rural Morocco with Dina and Mostafa, who shunned the American dream to live a simple life in a mud house.

Episode 3, Series 2

Tuesday January 28 at 10:10am

Philippines

Episode 3 | Series 2

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

Episode 1, Series 6

Tuesday January 28 at 5:55pm

Arkansas, USA

Episode 1 | Series 6

Master craftsman Robert bought 200 acres of land in the Ozark National Forest 20 years ago and now has a family of six. But injuries and old age may get in the way of his 'living…

Episode 1, Series 6

Wednesday January 29 at 8:15am

Arkansas, USA

Episode 1 | Series 6

Master craftsman Robert bought 200 acres of land in the Ozark National Forest 20 years ago and now has a family of six. But injuries and old age may get in the way of his 'living…

Episode 2, Series 6

Wednesday January 29 at 5:55pm

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 6

Amber and Amy have packed their family onto a converted school bus to tour the rugged coastlines and dramatic mountain ranges of New Zealand's North Island. The family have covered…

Episode 2, Series 6

Thursday January 30 at 8:05am

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 6

Amber and Amy have packed their family onto a converted school bus to tour the rugged coastlines and dramatic mountain ranges of New Zealand's North Island. The family have covered…

Episode 3, Series 6

Thursday January 30 at 5:55pm

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 6

French-Canadian Julien lives in a remote Buddhist monastery in the jungle-mountains of Thailand. Ben Fogle learns how and why this former student left his modern life for a primitive…

Episode 3, Series 6

Friday January 31 at 8:30am

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 6

French-Canadian Julien lives in a remote Buddhist monastery in the jungle-mountains of Thailand. Ben Fogle learns how and why this former student left his modern life for a primitive…

Episode 4, Series 6

Friday January 31 at 5:50pm

Norway

Episode 4 | Series 6

In the Arctic Circle, Ben meets Randi, the first Norwegian woman to climb Everest ahead of his own bid to scale the world's highest mountain.

Episode 3, Series 6

Monday February 3 at 5:15am

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 6

French-Canadian Julien lives in a remote Buddhist monastery in the jungle-mountains of Thailand. Ben Fogle learns how and why this former student left his modern life for a primitive…

Episode 4, Series 6

Monday February 3 at 8:20am

Norway

Episode 4 | Series 6

In the Arctic Circle, Ben meets Randi, the first Norwegian woman to climb Everest ahead of his own bid to scale the world's highest mountain.

Episode 5, Series 6

Monday February 3 at 5:50pm

Bulgaria

Episode 5 | Series 6

Ben Fogle travels to the forests of the Rhodope Mountains to join a couple who have chosen a nomadic life in the wilderness. They are educated, unemployed and homeless - and it's just…

Episode 4, Series 2

Monday February 3 at 9:20pm

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 February 4 at 2:20am

Panama

Episode 4 | Series 2

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

Episode 5, Series 6

Tuesday February 4 at 8:35am

Bulgaria

Episode 5 | Series 6

Ben Fogle travels to the forests of the Rhodope Mountains to join a couple who have chosen a nomadic life in the wilderness. They are educated, unemployed and homeless - and it's just…

Episode 4, Series 2

Tuesday February 4 at 11:05am

Panama

Episode 4 | Series 2

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

Episode 6, Series 6

Tuesday February 4 at 5:50pm

Canada

Episode 6 | Series 6

Ben Fogle visits the vast wilderness of North West Canada to meet Jeff and Rose and their five daughters, a family of adventurous off-gridders who rely on hunting big-game animals to…

Episode 6, Series 6

Wednesday February 5 at 8:05am

Canada

Episode 6 | Series 6

Ben Fogle visits the vast wilderness of North West Canada to meet Jeff and Rose and their five daughters, a family of adventurous off-gridders who rely on hunting big-game animals to…

Episode 7, Series 6

Wednesday February 5 at 5:50pm

Ireland

Episode 7 | Series 6

Ben Fogle journeys to Ireland's rugged Atlantic coastline to stay with Judith, a widow of 80 who rejected a modern way of life for one closer to nature.

Episode 7, Series 6

Thursday February 6 at 8:10am

Ireland

Episode 7 | Series 6

Ben Fogle journeys to Ireland's rugged Atlantic coastline to stay with Judith, a widow of 80 who rejected a modern way of life for one closer to nature.

Episode 8, Series 6

Thursday February 6 at 5:50pm

Brazil

Episode 8 | Series 6

The mighty Amazon river is where Ben Fogle's travel adventures began. More than 25 years later, he is back to meet Chris, a Scotsman who has chosen to make his home in one of the most…

Episode 8, Series 6

Friday February 7 at 8:15am

Brazil

Episode 8 | Series 6

The mighty Amazon river is where Ben Fogle's travel adventures began. More than 25 years later, he is back to meet Chris, a Scotsman who has chosen to make his home in one of the most…

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