Millions fantasise about escaping the rat race to follow their dreams. No Going Back follows the real life stories of those who have been brave enough to take the plunge and sacrifice luxuries we all take for granted – like TV, hot meals, running water and a toilet – to turn their dreams into reality.
The series offers a unique insight into what life would be like away from the daily nine-to-five grind, and reveals what happens to those people who gamble mortgages, savings and personal security in a bid for happiness and self-fulfillment. While the potential rewards may appear fantastic, what is the real price of ‘opting out’?
Without the safety net of salary, tough new realities arise – you can’t speak the language, the builder’s quote has blown a hole in your limited savings, and there’s the daily pressure of working from dawn ‘til dusk just to put food on the table. Including moves to Greece, Austria and Australia, and catching up with families we met in previous series in Tuscany, Provence and the French Alps, how many people will still be saying ‘there’s no going back’?... Read more.