A former U.S. marine decides Alaska is the perfect place to clear his mind and get back to basics with a subsistence lifestyle. Hoping to test his grit and military training, he searches for a home far from civilization.
After studying cultural sustainability, a decision is made to leave behind the creature comforts of Reykjavik and move to the traditional Icelandic community of Árneshreppur, where a romantic farmhouse is sought.
Two restaurateurs who want to move far from civilization search for a self-sustainable home in Belize's Cayo District, where they try to find a stable Internet connection in order to run their business remotely.
A couple who run hectic businesses in the Midwest decide it's time to live a simpler life with their three kids in the remote and lush jungles of Bocas del Toro, Panama, where their real-estate agent finds herself caught in the middle as they decide whether to go over budget in order to reside on an isolated white-sand beach.