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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 1, Series 6

Wednesday October 16 at 8:55am

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 October 16 at 6:40pm

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

Thursday October 17 at 6:00am

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

Thursday October 17 at 8:20am

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 October 17 at 6:40pm

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

Friday October 18 at 8:15am

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 1, Series 6

Saturday October 19 at 8:30pm

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

Sunday October 20 at 6:25am

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

Monday October 21 at 5:35am

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 4, Series 6

Monday October 21 at 7:55am

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 4, Series 6

Monday October 21 at 6:45pm

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

Tuesday October 22 at 8:25am

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 5, Series 6

Tuesday October 22 at 6:45pm

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 1, Series 6

Tuesday October 22 at 9:55pm

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 6, Series 6

Wednesday October 23 at 8:40am

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 October 23 at 6:45pm

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

Thursday October 24 at 5:40am

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

Thursday October 24 at 8:00am

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 October 24 at 6:45pm

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

Friday October 25 at 8:25am

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 2, Series 6

Saturday October 26 at 8:30pm

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

Sunday October 27 at 6:35am

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 1, Series 1

Monday October 28 at 8:00am

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

Monday October 28 at 6:45pm

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

Tuesday October 29 at 8:10am

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

Tuesday October 29 at 6:45pm

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 2, Series 6

Tuesday October 29 at 10:00pm

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 1

Wednesday October 30 at 5:30am

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

Wednesday October 30 at 8:35am

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

Wednesday October 30 at 6:45pm

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.

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