Ben heads to Africa and the sand dunes of Namibia to live with 50-year-old Gideon David and his young family in the largest conservation area on the continent. Ben discovers what turned Gideon into a master bushman.
In Alaska, Ben Fogle meets Mike and Fran, who live in a self-built log cabin in a remote spot 10 days' walk from civilisation. The family have created a completely self-sufficient lifestyle, working the land and trapping animals.
Ben meets two septuagenarian brothers who live out in the wilds of Utah.
Ben meets a 40-year-old former communications manager who gave up her old life to train huskies in the Swedish Arctic Circle. Gaynor and her husband Milos live in a hand-built cabin with no running water.
Ben joins a couple who uprooted themselves and their two teenage children from a comfortable life in Worthing to take up a life of crofting on the beautiful island of Rum off the remote west coast of Scotland.