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Ben Fogle joins a variety of brave individuals who’ve chosen to venture down an alternative path. Ben wants to discover whether the reality of leaving it all behind lives up to the dream. These people have chosen to ditch a life of debts and daily grind, and gone in search of something different. Are they daring, or just downright crazy?

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Episode 1, Series 5

Wednesday May 27 at 5:10am

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

Wednesday May 27 at 8:15am

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

Wednesday May 27 at 5:20pm

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 May 28 at 5:10am

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

Thursday May 28 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 3, Series 5

Thursday May 28 at 5:15pm

Hungary

Episode 3 | Series 5

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

Episode 3, Series 5

Thursday May 28 at 11:55pm

Hungary

Episode 3 | Series 5

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

Episode 3, Series 5

Friday May 29 at 5:10am

Hungary

Episode 3 | Series 5

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

Episode 4, Series 5

Friday May 29 at 8:15am

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

Friday May 29 at 5:15pm

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 1, Series 1

Friday May 29 at 8:30pm

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 1, Series 1

Saturday May 30 at 2:30am

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 4, Series 5

Saturday May 30 at 5:10am

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 June 1 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 1, Series 1

Monday June 1 at 11:35am

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 5, Series 5

Tuesday June 2 at 5:10am

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 June 2 at 8:15am

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 June 3 at 5:10am

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 June 3 at 8:15am

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 June 4 at 5:10am

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 June 4 at 8:15am

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

Friday June 5 at 5:10am

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 June 5 at 8:15am

Wilderness Island, Australia

Episode 1 | Series 6

Ben travels the furthest in this series to Australia's remote northwestern cape and Wilderness Island to meet a man whose story is as remarkable as the landscape he now lives in.

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday June 5 at 8:30pm

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 2, Series 1

Saturday June 6 at 2:35am

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 1, Series 6

Saturday June 6 at 5:20am

Wilderness Island, Australia

Episode 1 | Series 6

Ben travels the furthest in this series to Australia's remote northwestern cape and Wilderness Island to meet a man whose story is as remarkable as the landscape he now lives in.

Episode 2, Series 6

Monday June 8 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 1

Monday June 8 at 11:35am

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 2, Series 6

Tuesday June 9 at 5:10am

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 June 9 at 8:15am

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.

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