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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 9, Series 3

Thursday November 21 at 5:40am

Inner Hebrides

Episode 9 | Series 3

Ben visits the island of Rum, off the West coast of Scotland, one of the most remote parts of the UK. Ben learns how a family survive such a challenging lifestyle.

Episode 6, Series 6

Saturday November 23 at 8:35pm

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

Sunday November 24 at 6:25am

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

Tuesday November 26 at 10:00pm

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 1, Series 5

Wednesday November 27 at 8:30am

Washington State

Episode 1 | Series 5

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 in the wilderness.

Episode 1, Series 5

Wednesday November 27 at 6:45pm

Washington State

Episode 1 | Series 5

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 in the wilderness.

Episode 2, Series 5

Thursday November 28 at 8:25am

Tanzania

Episode 2 | Series 5

Ben travels to an unexplored African landscape with a couple who have swapped city life for a vast wilderness with some of the most fearsome animals on earth.

Episode 2, Series 5

Thursday November 28 at 6:50pm

Tanzania

Episode 2 | Series 5

Ben travels to an unexplored African landscape with a couple who have swapped city life for a vast wilderness with some of the most fearsome animals on earth.

Episode 3, Series 5

Friday November 29 at 8:15am

Hungary

Episode 3 | Series 5

Ben joins a couple at the start of their new lives in the wild in the Hungarian countryside.

Episode 1, Series 3

Saturday November 30 at 1:10pm

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle heads to Nambia to meet Gideon, a master bushman who quit a city career in life insurance for the dry and dusty desert.

Episode 2, Series 3

Saturday November 30 at 1:55pm

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle joins couple Mike and Fran Turner, who welcome him into their simple, self-built log cabin in Alaska. He discovers how they have created a self-sufficient lifestyle by working…

Episode 3, Series 3

Saturday November 30 at 2:40pm

Utah

Episode 3 | Series 3

Ben Fogle joins 72-year-old twins Bill and Bob Stone, living in a remote, isolated home, deep in the heart of America's Wild West. He also discovers why they decided to cut themselves…

Episode 7, Series 6

Saturday November 30 at 8:30pm

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 1, Series 3

Sunday December 1 at 12:30am

Namibia

Episode 1 | Series 3

Ben Fogle heads to Nambia to meet Gideon, a master bushman who quit a city career in life insurance for the dry and dusty desert.

Episode 2, Series 3

Sunday December 1 at 1:15am

Alaska

Episode 2 | Series 3

Ben Fogle joins couple Mike and Fran Turner, who welcome him into their simple, self-built log cabin in Alaska. He discovers how they have created a self-sufficient lifestyle by working…

Episode 3, Series 3

Sunday December 1 at 2:00am

Utah

Episode 3 | Series 3

Ben Fogle joins 72-year-old twins Bill and Bob Stone, living in a remote, isolated home, deep in the heart of America's Wild West. He also discovers why they decided to cut themselves…

Episode 7, Series 6

Sunday December 1 at 3:35am

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 4, Series 5

Monday December 2 at 8:20am

Canada

Episode 4 | Series 5

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 4, Series 5

Monday December 2 at 6:45pm

Canada

Episode 4 | Series 5

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 5, Series 5

Tuesday December 3 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 5, Series 5

Tuesday December 3 at 6:45pm

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 7, Series 6

Tuesday December 3 at 10:00pm

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 6, Series 5

Wednesday December 4 at 8:30am

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

Wednesday December 4 at 6:45pm

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

Thursday December 5 at 8:05am

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

Thursday December 5 at 6:45pm

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 6

Friday December 6 at 1:45am

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 5

Friday December 6 at 8:35am

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 4, Series 3

Saturday December 7 at 1:05pm

Sweden

Episode 4 | Series 3

Ben Fogle travels to the frozen north to live with a former high-flying London communications manager who gave up her old life to become an Arctic dog musher.

Episode 5, Series 3

Saturday December 7 at 1:50pm

Laos

Episode 5 | Series 3

Ben travels to Southeast Asia to meet Jon Watkinson, who quit a career in finance for a life in a handmade bamboo hut on a remote island on the Mekong River in Laos.

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