Adventurer Ben Fogle gets a taste of extreme escapism in this brand new series meeting those who have turned their backs on the daily grind. Each week, Ben spends time in one of the world’s most remote locations, meeting the people who now inhabit these inhospitable corners of the planet after leaving their ordinary lives behind.
Our intrepid guide also wonders whether these extraordinary individuals and their incredible experiences might tempt him to move his own family out of London and away from the comforts of the city. Is it daring or downright crazy? Ben wants to discover the truth about life in tough, harsh conditions, where doing battle with Mother Nature is a daily reality.
Ben Fogle is in Alaska battling mosquitoes and eating bear.
Ben heads to Africa to meet a master bushman who quit a city career for the dry and dusty desert.
Available until 21:00 12 Dec 2015
Ben meets a former dump-truck driver who sold his life on eBay and bought a tiny island.
Available until 21:00 21 Feb 2015