The Atlantic Road, Norway: Belly-flips and bridges make up this high-octane drive along the Norwegian coastline. Get ready to see unusual birds flying overhead, while seals and whales swim off the coastline. Plus, at dusk there's a wickedly orange sunset.
The Alcan Highway, Canada to Alaska: This mammoth long-haul route in the moody North American wilderness takes around 31 hours to complete. Pictured: Caribou on the Alaska Highway in Muncho Lake Provincial Park.
Great Ocean Road, Australia: Here mountains meet oceans, rainforests meet dramatic cliffs, and lighthouses meet national parks. At the end of the route you'll want to U-turn and ride it again.
Amalfi Coast Road, Italy: This is one of the prettiest routes we've ever encountered. This coastal route is crammed with pastel villages, historic churches and pristine lapping coastline.
Route 62, South Africa: Route 62 stretches 748 kilometers between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Here, Hout Bay is pictured from Chapman's Peak Drive, a celebrated nine-kilometer marine drive close to the start of Route 62.
Jebel Hafeet, United Arab Emirates: Carved into the desert, this road leads nowhere except to a private palace and the exclusive Mercure hotel (pictured). It's worth the journey up and back for the smooth surfaces and 60 race-track-worthy corners that snake around the Hafeet mountain.
Transfagarasan Road, Romania: Spooky dark tunnels (the longest is more than 800 meters and pitch black), plus endless twists and turns make for a thrilling ride through Dracula territory.
NC500, Scotland: Castles, lochs, glens and mop-topped Highland cattle are the stars of this loop road which has been billed as Scotland's answer to Route 66.
Dawn breaks during winter at Mitre Peak in Milford Sound, the most famous of the 15 fjords in Fiordland National Park.