Sally and Jan want to swap the cold of London for sunshine in Ibiza.
Dee and Celia want to leave the cold behind and spend part of the winter in Cyprus.
Roger and Margaret want to leave the winter in Liverpool behind and rent in southern Spain
Antiques experts Paul Laidlaw and Claire Rawle start their adventure in Northumberland.
Christa Larwood heads to Denmark to practice with an underwater orchestra.
Chris and Victoria, along with young son Jacob, hope to swap Cornwall for sunny Florida.
Clad in khaki boiler suit and dark glasses, Michael joins the US Navy Pacific Fleet.
Nigel's adventure ends in a country shrouded in mystery and often in the headlines - Iran.
Catherine Southon and Philip Serrell head to their final auction in Wells, Somerset.
A mother and son try to swap the cold of Southport for a winter on Lanzarote.
Michael strikes oil in the suburbs of LA and paints a pretty picture in Laguna Beach.
Friends Tanya and Luisa seek to swap the cold of Tyne and Wear for sunshine on Ibiza.
Michael heads for the Warner Brothers studio.
Catherine Southon and Philip Serrell take the old Citroen through the west country.
Chris and Val try to rent out their house in Leeds to fund a winter in the Costa Blanca.
Michael raises the Bear Flag of the one-time Republic of California.
Catherine Southon and Philip Serrell head for an auction in Christchurch.
Dave and Trish want to leave the Sussex winter behind for a place in the Algarve.
At tech giant Intel, Michael glimpses the future on a test drive in an autonomous car.
Philip Serrell and Catherine Southon set off from the midlands on a brand new road trip.
Mike Corey visits a Mexican theme park recreating what it's like to cross the US border.
Nigel Slater explores the food of Lebanon, a small country with a big culinary heritage.
Paul Murton explores some lochs close to Scotland's densely populated central belt.
Michael visits the seismology department at UC Berkeley.
Nigel Slater visits Turkey, home to one of the world's grandest cuisines.
It is the last leg of the road trip for James Braxton and Charles Hanson.
Michael hears about the huge contribution Chinese immigrants made to the economy.
The Buchanans dreamt of a move down under to improve their disabled son's quality of life.
An unreliable classic car has Charles Hanson and James Braxton complete this leg on foot.
Michael Portillo's rail journey takes him to the commercial metropolis of San Francisco.
Sofia Huddart's career was taking its toll on family life - was New Zealand the answer?
Michael pans for gold in the clear waters of the American River.
One year after a trial week in Australia, has Simon convinced his partner Jane to move?
Charles Hanson and James Braxton continue their Scottish road trip in Inverkeithing.
Michael takes to the skies over the dramatic Sierra Nevada mountain range.
Charles Hanson and James Braxton start a new road trip in the Scottish Highlands.