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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 5, Series 5

Monday October 18 at 9:15am

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

Monday October 18 at 3:55pm

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 October 19 at 6:15am

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 6, Series 5

Tuesday October 19 at 9:15am

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

Tuesday October 19 at 3:55pm

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 October 20 at 6:15am

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 7, Series 5

Wednesday October 20 at 9:15am

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

Wednesday October 20 at 3:55pm

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 October 21 at 6:15am

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 8, Series 5

Thursday October 21 at 9:15am

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

Thursday October 21 at 3:55pm

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 October 22 at 6:15am

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 1, Series 6

Friday October 22 at 9:15am

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 1, Series 6

Friday October 22 at 3:55pm

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 1, Series 9

Friday October 22 at 9:30pm

Pembrokeshire, Wales

Episode 1 | Series 9

Ben Fogle journeys to the Pembrokeshire coast to live with Matthew and Charis Watkinson. They gave up their careers as vets to attempt a new life on the side of a rugged mountain with…

Episode 1, Series 9

Saturday October 23 at 2:55am

Pembrokeshire, Wales

Episode 1 | Series 9

Ben Fogle journeys to the Pembrokeshire coast to live with Matthew and Charis Watkinson. They gave up their careers as vets to attempt a new life on the side of a rugged mountain with…

Episode 1, Series 6

Saturday October 23 at 6:15am

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 1, Series 9

Saturday October 23 at 7:05am

Pembrokeshire, Wales

Episode 1 | Series 9

Ben Fogle journeys to the Pembrokeshire coast to live with Matthew and Charis Watkinson. They gave up their careers as vets to attempt a new life on the side of a rugged mountain with…

Episode 2, Series 6

Monday October 25 at 9:15am

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 October 25 at 3:55pm

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

Tuesday October 26 at 6:15am

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 26 at 9:15am

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

Tuesday October 26 at 3:55pm

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

Wednesday October 27 at 6:15am

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 4, Series 6

Wednesday October 27 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 27 at 3:55pm

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

Thursday October 28 at 6:15am

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 5, Series 6

Thursday October 28 at 9:15am

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

Thursday October 28 at 3:55pm

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

Friday October 29 at 6:15am

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.

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