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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 4, Series 5

Friday September 20 at 6:40am

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

Monday September 23 at 7:20am

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

Monday September 23 at 5:45pm

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 6, Series 5

Tuesday September 24 at 7:20am

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

Tuesday September 24 at 5:45pm

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

Wednesday September 25 at 7:45am

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

Wednesday September 25 at 5:45pm

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 8, Series 5

Thursday September 26 at 7:20am

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 8, Series 5

Thursday September 26 at 5:45pm

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 1, Series 6

Friday September 27 at 7:25am

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 September 30 at 8:30am

Freedom Cove, Canada

Episode 2 | Series 6

Ben ventures to the rugged west coast of Canada to live with a family who've hand-built a spectacular floating island on the edge of the Pacific Ocean.

Episode 2, Series 6

Monday September 30 at 6:45pm

Freedom Cove, Canada

Episode 2 | Series 6

Ben ventures to the rugged west coast of Canada to live with a family who've hand-built a spectacular floating island on the edge of the Pacific Ocean.

Episode 3, Series 6

Tuesday October 1 at 8:50am

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

Tuesday October 1 at 6:45pm

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

Wednesday October 2 at 9:15am

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

Wednesday October 2 at 6:45pm

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

Thursday October 3 at 8:55am

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

Thursday October 3 at 6:45pm

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

Friday October 4 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 4, Series 6

Monday October 7 at 4:30am

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

Monday October 7 at 5:20am

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 7, Series 6

Monday October 7 at 8:35am

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

Monday October 7 at 6:45pm

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 6, Series 6

Tuesday October 8 at 5:40am

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 8, Series 6

Tuesday October 8 at 8:50am

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

Tuesday October 8 at 6:45pm

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

Wednesday October 9 at 5:10am

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 7, Series 6

Saturday October 12 at 6:35am

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 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…

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