Labor Day weekend, especially Labor Day itself, is ranked as one of the worst times to be on the roads. According to a 2016 survey conducted for Priceline, 30% of millennials aren’t happy with the pressure to attend family events that weekend.

Do yourself a favor by immersing yourself in the array of engaging podcasts from Wondery to beat the blues of being stuck in traffic, not looking forward to seeing family, or experiencing FOMO as your friends frolic in the sun.

1. History May Not Repeat Itself But What Is Going On?

We’re convinced that everyone is on the same page when we say, “Do you have an idea of why the world is the way it is?” Tides of History explores how the roots of our present world can be found in the span of 1350 to 1650, including modern states, globalization, capitalism, science and more. Settle in and take a trip down history lane with famed historian and journalist Patrick Wyman, PhD as he helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.

2. Thinking of Traveling to a Foreign Country This Labor Day? Listen to These Cautionary Tales First.

Before you book your next trip overseas, listen to Wondery’s audio adaptation of the National Geographic TV series Locked Up Abroad podcast hosted by Jim Clemente, who you may know from hosting the CBS documentary on Jonbenet Ramsey. In Locked Up Abroad, Clemente tells listeners about unsuspecting travelers who thought they were going on the vacation of their dreams, only to barely make it home alive.

3. The Perfect Getaway as You Stare Out the Car Window

Have you ever found a note on the ground, maybe meant for someone else? Help Davy Rothbart solve these mysteries on the FOUND podcast, where we explore personal stories of love, loss, hope, transformation and aspiration through the lens of lost and found notes – with the power of humor and music.

4. Dreading Going Into the Office On Tuesday?

In a recent Gallup poll, of America’s 100 million full-time employees, 51 percent are not engaged at work – meaning they feel no real connection to their jobs. You know, that job that you’re not quite sure why you’re still at? That job where your boss irks you into oblivion?

You’re in good company as host Liz Dolan is known as one of the most creative and effective marketers in the world, having served as CMO at global brands such as Nike, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, and National Geographic Channels. Host Larry Seal is the Founder and CEO of EngagedLeadership where he coaches, consults, and trains many of today’s top execs.

Find some namaste with I Hate My Boss podcast as Liz and Larry go over questions from listeners on how to deal with the daily workplace life.

Indulge on Someone Else’s Secrets!

Wondery’s signature audio drama franchise – Secrets, Crimes, & Audiotapes, brings listeners captivating stories of crime, love, mysteries, conspiracies, and more.