Native Italian Annalisa is developing a forest hideaway on the fringes of society.
In the mountains of northern Ethiopia, Ben meets native Glaswegian Susan, who rejected an ordinary retirement for a remote region of Africa. Susan has had a huge impact on the local community, and now runs a restaurant on top of a mountain.
Ben ventures to Central America and a remote island off the coast of Panama. His host Jaimie is an inventor, who has built a unique home and an unconventional family to create his own wild utopia. Ben gets stuck into island life.