Native Italian Annalisa is developing a forest hideaway on the fringes of society, so Ben travels to Sweden to investigate.
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.