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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.

People in search of a life less ordinary

People in search of a life less ordinary

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Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday June 20 at 6:30am

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

Thursday June 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

Friday June 21 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 7

Saturday June 22 at 8:40pm

Arkansas, USA

Episode 1 | Series 7

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 7

Sunday June 23 at 6:05am

Arkansas, USA

Episode 1 | Series 7

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 2

Monday June 24 at 7:05am

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

Monday June 24 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 7

Monday June 24 at 7:30pm

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

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 7

Tuesday June 25 at 12:45am

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

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 2

Tuesday June 25 at 7:10am

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 7

Tuesday June 25 at 9:45am

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

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 2

Tuesday June 25 at 5:40pm

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

Wednesday June 26 at 6:50am

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

Wednesday June 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

Thursday June 27 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 4, Series 2

Thursday June 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

Friday June 28 at 6:55am

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 7

Saturday June 29 at 3:35pm

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

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 7

Saturday June 29 at 8:30pm

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

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 7

Sunday June 30 at 6:05am

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

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 3

Monday July 1 at 7:05am

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

Monday July 1 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 7

Monday July 1 at 7:30pm

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 7

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 7

Tuesday July 2 at 12:40am

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 7

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 3

Tuesday July 2 at 7:40am

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 3, Series 7

Tuesday July 2 at 10:10am

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 7

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 3

Tuesday July 2 at 5:40pm

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 4, Series 3

Wednesday July 3 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

Wednesday July 3 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

Thursday July 4 at 6:45am

Where The Wild Men Are

Ben Fogle journeys to the USA's Pacific Northwest, to live with a former punk-rocker who has spent more than half her life, living, hunting, and sleeping…

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