Ben journeys to the Ozark National Forest, to live with master craftsman Robert, learning why this 70-year-old former medical student ditched his education for America's counterculture 20 years ago, bought 200 acres of land deep in the woods, and raised a family of six children.
After a certain fateful day changed their lives forever, Amber and Amy packed their family onto a converted school bus to tour the rugged coastlines and dramatic mountain ranges of New Zealand's North Island and have covered 10,000km in a year.
French-Canadian Julien lives in a remote Buddhist monastery in the jungle-mountains of Thailand. Ben learns how and why he stripped away all complications of a life for a primitive Eastern and religious existence, and how it affected his family.
Ben ventures to the vast freezing seascape of the Arctic Circle and meets Randi. She was the first Norwegian woman to climb Everest, and now she uses her life on a remote Arctic Circle island to inspire others, including Ben.