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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 8

Monday March 1 at 8:45am

Siberia

Episode 9 | Series 8

Maverick scientist Nikita was a city-living student, when his father asked for help with an extraordinary experiment.

Episode 10, Series 8

Monday March 1 at 6:50pm

New Zealand

Episode 10 | Series 8

Ben joins a family who swapped their London home for a yurt on a woodland river on New Zealand's North Island.

Episode 1, Series 2

Monday March 1 at 10:25pm

Georgia

Episode 1 | Series 2

Ben journeys to the swamplands of Georgia to meet a former financier who's turned Tarzan.

Episode 10, Series 8

Tuesday March 2 at 3:15am

New Zealand

Episode 10 | Series 8

Ben joins a family who swapped their London home for a yurt on a woodland river on New Zealand's North Island.

Episode 10, Series 8

Tuesday March 2 at 8:45am

New Zealand

Episode 10 | Series 8

Ben joins a family who swapped their London home for a yurt on a woodland river on New Zealand's North Island.

Episode 11, Series 8

Tuesday March 2 at 6:50pm

Croatia

Episode 11 | Series 8

An in-demand sporting coach gave up everything to live like a hermit in a wooden cabin in the forests of eastern Croatia.

Episode 11, Series 8

Wednesday March 3 at 3:15am

Croatia

Episode 11 | Series 8

An in-demand sporting coach gave up everything to live like a hermit in a wooden cabin in the forests of eastern Croatia.

Episode 11, Series 8

Wednesday March 3 at 8:45am

Croatia

Episode 11 | Series 8

An in-demand sporting coach gave up everything to live like a hermit in a wooden cabin in the forests of eastern Croatia.

Episode 12, Series 8

Wednesday March 3 at 6:50pm

Oregon

Episode 12 | Series 8

Ben visits an ex-photographer who lives an isolated life in the wilds of Oregon, harvesting weeds for nutrition.

Episode 12, Series 8

Thursday March 4 at 3:15am

Oregon

Episode 12 | Series 8

Ben visits an ex-photographer who lives an isolated life in the wilds of Oregon, harvesting weeds for nutrition.

Episode 12, Series 8

Thursday March 4 at 8:45am

Oregon

Episode 12 | Series 8

Ben visits an ex-photographer who lives an isolated life in the wilds of Oregon, harvesting weeds for nutrition.

Episode 2, Series 2

Monday March 8 at 10:25pm

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

Monday March 15 at 10:25pm

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

Monday March 22 at 10:25pm

Panama

Episode 4 | Series 2

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

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