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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 3, Series 6

Thursday January 28 at 3:15am

Egypt

Episode 3 | Series 6

Ben Fogle journeys to North Africa, to live with American widow Maryanne on the farm she's built on the edge of the Sahara.

Episode 3, Series 6

Thursday January 28 at 8:45am

Egypt

Episode 3 | Series 6

Ben Fogle journeys to North Africa, to live with American widow Maryanne on the farm she's built on the edge of the Sahara.

Episode 4, Series 6

Thursday January 28 at 7:00pm

New Zealand

Episode 4 | Series 6

Watch as Ben Fogle journeys off the north-coast of New Zealand, where he lives with Ben Assado who lives in an offgrid world secluded from the mainland.

Episode 4, Series 6

Friday January 29 at 3:15am

New Zealand

Episode 4 | Series 6

Watch as Ben Fogle journeys off the north-coast of New Zealand, where he lives with Ben Assado who lives in an offgrid world secluded from the mainland.

Episode 4, Series 6

Friday January 29 at 8:45am

New Zealand

Episode 4 | Series 6

Watch as Ben Fogle journeys off the north-coast of New Zealand, where he lives with Ben Assado who lives in an offgrid world secluded from the mainland.

Episode 5, Series 6

Friday January 29 at 7:00pm

Spain

Episode 5 | Series 6

We join Ben in Spain's remote Andalucia Mountains with couple Alan and Lorna who left their careers for a lifestyle they knew nothing about and a dream of becoming alpaca farmers.

Episode 5, Series 6

Saturday January 30 at 3:15am

Spain

Episode 5 | Series 6

We join Ben in Spain's remote Andalucia Mountains with couple Alan and Lorna who left their careers for a lifestyle they knew nothing about and a dream of becoming alpaca farmers.

Episode 5, Series 6

Monday February 1 at 8:45am

Spain

Episode 5 | Series 6

We join Ben in Spain's remote Andalucia Mountains with couple Alan and Lorna who left their careers for a lifestyle they knew nothing about and a dream of becoming alpaca farmers.

Episode 6, Series 6

Monday February 1 at 6:55pm

Guatemala

Episode 6 | Series 6

Ben ventures deep into wild Guatemala, once home to an ancient Mayan civilisation, now home to former sound engineer who is building a new life in jungle.

Episode 1, Series 1

Monday February 1 at 10:20pm

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 6, Series 6

Tuesday February 2 at 3:15am

Guatemala

Episode 6 | Series 6

Ben ventures deep into wild Guatemala, once home to an ancient Mayan civilisation, now home to former sound engineer who is building a new life in jungle.

Episode 6, Series 6

Tuesday February 2 at 8:45am

Guatemala

Episode 6 | Series 6

Ben ventures deep into wild Guatemala, once home to an ancient Mayan civilisation, now home to former sound engineer who is building a new life in jungle.

Episode 7, Series 6

Tuesday February 2 at 6:55pm

Missouri

Episode 7 | Series 6

Ben travels to the Ozark Plateau in Missouri to live with wilderness expert, Bo Brown, who gave up life on the road with his band to teach Stone Age skills to modern day man.

Episode 7, Series 6

Wednesday February 3 at 3:15am

Missouri

Episode 7 | Series 6

Ben travels to the Ozark Plateau in Missouri to live with wilderness expert, Bo Brown, who gave up life on the road with his band to teach Stone Age skills to modern day man.

Episode 7, Series 6

Wednesday February 3 at 8:45am

Missouri

Episode 7 | Series 6

Ben travels to the Ozark Plateau in Missouri to live with wilderness expert, Bo Brown, who gave up life on the road with his band to teach Stone Age skills to modern day man.

Episode 8, Series 6

Wednesday February 3 at 6:55pm

Cambodia

Episode 8 | Series 6

Ben ventures to Cambodia, to live with a fellow Brit who's raising his own castaway tribe on a tropical island and discovers how fragile life is for this family on their tiny island…

Episode 8, Series 6

Thursday February 4 at 3:15am

Cambodia

Episode 8 | Series 6

Ben ventures to Cambodia, to live with a fellow Brit who's raising his own castaway tribe on a tropical island and discovers how fragile life is for this family on their tiny island…

Episode 8, Series 6

Thursday February 4 at 8:45am

Cambodia

Episode 8 | Series 6

Ben ventures to Cambodia, to live with a fellow Brit who's raising his own castaway tribe on a tropical island and discovers how fragile life is for this family on their tiny island…

Episode 1, Series 7

Thursday February 4 at 6:55pm

Arkansas, USA

Episode 1 | Series 7

Ben journeys to the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas, to live with a master craftsman.

Episode 1, Series 7

Friday February 5 at 3:15am

Arkansas, USA

Episode 1 | Series 7

Ben journeys to the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas, to live with a master craftsman.

Episode 1, Series 7

Friday February 5 at 8:45am

Arkansas, USA

Episode 1 | Series 7

Ben journeys to the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas, to live with a master craftsman.

Episode 2, Series 7

Friday February 5 at 6:55pm

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

Ben travels to New Zealand's North Island, where he meets a young nomadic family.

Episode 2, Series 7

Saturday February 6 at 3:15am

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

Ben travels to New Zealand's North Island, where he meets a young nomadic family.

Episode 1, Series 1

Sunday February 7 at 6:10am

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 7

Monday February 8 at 8:45am

New Zealand

Episode 2 | Series 7

Ben travels to New Zealand's North Island, where he meets a young nomadic family.

Episode 3, Series 7

Monday February 8 at 6:55pm

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 7

Ben spends time with Julien, who has become a Buddhist monk in Thailand.

Episode 2, Series 1

Monday February 8 at 10:20pm

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 7

Tuesday February 9 at 3:15am

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 7

Ben spends time with Julien, who has become a Buddhist monk in Thailand.

Episode 3, Series 7

Tuesday February 9 at 8:45am

Thailand

Episode 3 | Series 7

Ben spends time with Julien, who has become a Buddhist monk in Thailand.

Episode 4, Series 7

Tuesday February 9 at 6:55pm

Norway

Episode 4 | Series 7

In the Arctic Circle, the explorer meets Randi, the first Norwegian woman to climb Everest.

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